reanimate

[ree-an-uh-meyt]

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.

Origin of reanimate

First recorded in 1605–15; re- + animate
Related formsre·an·i·ma·tion, noun
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reanimate

verb (tr)

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