- to restore to life; resuscitate.
- to give fresh vigor, spirit, or courage to.
- to stimulate to renewed activity.
Origin of reanimate
Related Words for re-animateenroll, engage, raise, enlist, draft, mobilize, improve, select, rejuvenate, reinvigorate, revive, replenish, exhilarate, stimulate, cool, invigorate, recreate, reproduce, reconstruct, reestablish
Examples from the Web for re-animate
Historical Examples of re-animate
No renaissance of humanism, no witchcraft of poetry can re-animate them.The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Galatians
G. G. Findlay
In pronouncing these words they seem to invoke history and to re-animate the dead.Corinne, Volume 1 (of 2)
Mme de Stael
This naughty animal has just carried off a little pigeon that I was trying to re-animate by the corner of the fire.Some Noble Sisters
The support seemed to re-animate the fainting maiden, her head drooping on his shoulder.
For some minutes he continued his efforts to re-animate Francis Eversleigh, but without avail.The Mystery of Lincoln's Inn
- to refresh or enliven (something) againto reanimate their enervated lives
- to bring back to life