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resuscitate

[ ri-suhs-i-teyt ]
/ r瑟藞s蕦s 瑟藢te瑟t /
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verb (used with object), re路sus路ci路tat路ed, re路sus路ci路tat路ing.
to revive, especially from apparent death or from unconsciousness.
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Origin of resuscitate

1525鈥35; <Latin resuscit膩tus (past participle of resuscit膩re 鈥渢o reawaken鈥), equivalent to re- re- + sus- sus- + cit(膩re) 鈥渢o move, arouse鈥 (see cite1) + -膩tus -ate1

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British Dictionary definitions for resuscitate

resuscitate
/ (r瑟藞s蕦s瑟藢te瑟t) /

verb
(tr) to restore to consciousness; revive

Derived forms of resuscitate

resuscitable, adjectiveresuscitation, nounresuscitative, adjective

Word Origin for resuscitate

C16: from Latin resuscit膩re, from re- + suscit膩re to raise, from sub- up from below + cit膩re to rouse, from citus quick
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Medical definitions for resuscitate

resuscitate
[ r沫-s怒s沫-t膩t鈥 ]

v.
To restore consciousness, vigor, or life to.
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