revitalize

[ ree-vahyt-l-ahyz ]
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verb (used with object),re·vi·tal·ized, re·vi·tal·iz·ing.
  1. to give new life to.

  2. to give new vitality or vigor to.

Origin of revitalize

1
First recorded in 1855–60; re- + vitalize
  • Also especially British, re·vi·tal·ise .

Other words from revitalize

  • re·vi·tal·i·za·tion [ree-vahyt-l-ahy-zey-shuhn] /riˌvaɪt l aɪˈzeɪ ʃən/ especially British, re·vi·tal·i·sa·tion, noun

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How to use revitalize in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for revitalize

revitalize

revitalise

/ (riːˈvaɪtəˌlaɪz) /


verb
  1. (tr) to restore vitality or animation to

Derived forms of revitalize

  • revitalization or revitalisation, noun

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