verb (used with object), re·an·i·mat·ed, re·an·i·mat·ing.
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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Related Words for re-animationresurgence, recovery, rejuvenation, renewal, renaissance, restoration, revitalization, resurrection, revival, refurbishment, rehabilitation, reconstruction, renovation, repatriation, reinstatement, rebirth, regeneration, reactivation, resuscitation, renascence
Examples from the Web for re-animation
Historical Examples of re-animation
You know better about this than I do, and can better judge of the cause of the re-animation of the man.American Prisoners of the Revolution
to refresh or enliven (something) againto reanimate their enervated lives
to bring back to life
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