reanimate

[ ree-an-uh-meyt ]
/ ˌriˈæn əˌmeɪt /

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.

Nearby words

  1. realty,
  2. ream,
  3. reamer,
  4. rean,
  5. reanalysis,
  6. reap,
  7. reaper,
  8. reaping machine,
  9. reappear,
  10. reappearance

Origin of reanimate

First recorded in 1605–15; re- + animate

Related formsre·an·i·ma·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for reanimate

reanimate

/ (riːˈænɪmeɪt) /

verb (tr)

to refresh or enliven (something) againto reanimate their enervated lives
to bring back to life
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