reactivate

[ ree-ak-tuh-veyt ]
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verb (used with object),re·ac·ti·vat·ed, re·ac·ti·vat·ing.
  1. to render active again; revive.

verb (used without object),re·ac·ti·vat·ed, re·ac·ti·vat·ing.
  1. to be active again.

Origin of reactivate

1
First recorded in 1900–05; re- + activate

Other words from reactivate

  • re·ac·ti·va·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for reactivate

reactivate

/ (rɪˈæktɪˌveɪt) /


verb
  1. (tr) to make (something) active or functional again

Derived forms of reactivate

  • reactivation, noun

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