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reanimate

[ ree-an-uh-meyt ]
/ 藢ri藞忙n 蓹藢me瑟t /
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verb (used with object), re路an路i路mat路ed, re路an路i路mat路ing.
to restore to life; resuscitate.
to give fresh vigor, spirit, or courage to.
to stimulate to renewed activity.
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Origin of reanimate

First recorded in 1605鈥15; re- + animate

OTHER WORDS FROM reanimate

re路an路i路ma路tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for reanimate

reanimate
/ (ri藧藞忙n瑟me瑟t) /

verb (tr)
to refresh or enliven (something) againto reanimate their enervated lives
to bring back to life
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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