[ ree-ak-tuh-veyt ]
/ riˈæk təˌveɪt /
verb (used with object), re·ac·ti·vat·ed, re·ac·ti·vat·ing.
to render active again; revive.
verb (used without object), re·ac·ti·vat·ed, re·ac·ti·vat·ing.
to be active again.
rejuvenation, revitalization, awakening, cheering, consolation, quickening, rebirth, recovery, regeneration, renaissance, renascence, renewal, restoration, resurgence, resurrection, resuscitation, revivification, invigoration, reanimation, recrudescence
- reaction time,
- reaction turbine,
- reaction, chemical,
- reactive component,
- reactive depression,
- reactive hyperemia,
- reactive schizophrenia
Origin of reactivate
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Examples from the Web for reactivation
He called this phenomenon of reactivation or secondary exaggeration of infantile reminiscences "regression."Collected Papers on Analytical Psychology|C. G. Jung
/ (rɪˈæktɪˌveɪt) /
(tr) to make (something) active or functional again
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[ rē-ăk′tə-vāt′ ]
To make active again.
To restore the ability to function or the effectiveness of.
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