- to raise from the dead; bring to life again.
- to bring back into use, practice, etc.: to resurrect an ancient custom.
- to rise from the dead.
Origin of resurrect
Examples from the Web for resurrected
Will these resurrected animals be house-trained and know to exit the pearly gates before doing their business?Sorry, Internet: Pope Francis Didn't Open Paradise to Pets
December 14, 2014
In fact, Transmormon closes not with Hayward, but her father saying that he would not be okay if she were resurrected as a man.Thank God! To the Church, This Transgender Woman Is Just a Skank
October 22, 2014
The resurrected vampire graves in particular have created quite a spectacle.Bulgaria’s Vampire Graveyards
October 15, 2014
Witches have been resurrected this television season—even being called, gasp, the new vampires.Lifetime’s ‘Witches of East End’ Is the Ultimate Witch Show
November 21, 2013
With more than 360,000 people, a resurrected New Orleans stands out in high relief from the spurious values of the Tea Party.Eight Years After Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans Has Been Resurrected
August 29, 2013
Who could say whether it was the woman herself or the resurrected spirit of their youth?Tiverton Tales
The ear trumpet was resurrected from the interior of the vehicle.Cy Whittaker's Place
Joseph C. Lincoln
In February he resurrected the question but that time he was put off by the typhus.Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2
Osiris was also said to be born about the 25th of December; he suffered, died, and was resurrected.The Necessity of Atheism
Dr. D.M. Brooks
The chairs were resurrected from the dbris in the family attic.Social Life
Maud C. Cooke
- to rise or raise from the dead; bring or be brought back to life
- (tr) to bring back into use or activity; reviveto resurrect an ancient law
- (tr) to renew (one's hopes, etc)
- (tr) facetious (formerly) to exhume and steal (a body) from its grave, esp in order to sell it
Word Origin and History for resurrected
1772, back-formation from resurrection. Related: Resurrected; resurrecting. "The correct form is resurge, which, however, is intransitive only, whereas the verb resurrect can be used both as transitive and intransitive ..." [Klein]. Related: Resurrected; resurrecting.