- 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 Wordsrepair, restore, strengthen, relieve, renovate, arouse, revitalize, rally, resuscitate, animate, recover, rekindle, quicken, rouse, console, solace, reactivate, enliven, comfort, please
Examples from the Web for reanimate
Some of the clergy seized on this circumstance to reanimate the Crusaders.
Their leaders in vain endeavoured to reanimate their courage.On the Irrawaddy
G. A. Henty
Then one day to his great joy, she began to reanimate herself a little.Dodo Wonders
E. F. Benson
The help that was approaching might well tend to reanimate them.Hildebrand
In this—the king has left me almost master, to kill or reanimate the League.Chicot the Jester
Alexandre Dumas, Pere
- to refresh or enliven (something) againto reanimate their enervated lives
- to bring back to life
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