- to restore to life; resuscitate.
- to give fresh vigor, spirit, or courage to.
- to stimulate to renewed activity.
Origin of reanimate
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Examples from the Web for reanimation
According to all of the Evangelists it was merely a reanimation of his undecayed body.The Christ
John Eleazer Remsburg
Upon which he answered that he did not understand the art of reanimation.
That was most wonderful—like a new birth, rather than a reanimation.The Devil's Garden
W. B. Maxwell
And now behold what a miracle of reanimation may be wrought by a few handfuls of bread grain!The Master of Appleby
If reanimation follows comatose states, why should it not follow death?Tracks of a Rolling Stone
Henry J. Coke
- to refresh or enliven (something) againto reanimate their enervated lives
- to bring back to life
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