to restore to life; resuscitate.
to give fresh vigor, spirit, or courage to.
to stimulate to renewed activity.
- re·an·i·ma·tion, noun
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How to use reanimate in a sentence
Despite the whole reanimating dead spiders thing, Yap is no mad scientist.
In the first of many surreal twists, Trophy finally returns home—but in a coffin—and is miraculously reanimated on Baba’s embalming table.The 5 Best New TV Shows Our Critic Watched in September 2021 | Judy Berman | September 30, 2021 | Time
Cryonics preserves the body until science has progressed to a point where a person could be reanimated and cured of whatever diseases they suffered from.
They call it “Deep Nostalgia” and have reanimated more than 65 million photos of people in the past four weeks.Anyone with an iPhone can now make deepfakes. We aren’t ready for what happens next. | Geoffrey Fowler | March 25, 2021 | Washington Post
Some people have shared on social media that reanimating the dead with MyHeritage’s videos made them weep with joy.Anyone with an iPhone can now make deepfakes. We aren’t ready for what happens next. | Geoffrey Fowler | March 25, 2021 | Washington Post
Dumesnil continued his efforts to reanimate his courage and to reassure him in regard to the accident of the previous night.Queens of the French Stage | H. Noel Williams
The Duke of Bedford thought it proper to disgrace her, in order to reanimate the courage of his countrymen.The Mysteries of All Nations | James Grant
I now hastened to reanimate Max and Browne, by communicating to them the intelligence that relief was probably at hand.The Island Home | Richard Archer
Doctor examines the dank carcase, and pronounces, not hopefully, that it is worth while trying to reanimate the same.Our Mutual Friend | Charles Dickens
The help that was approaching might well tend to reanimate them.Hildebrand | Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for reanimate
to refresh or enliven (something) again: to reanimate their enervated lives
to bring back to life
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