- to give new life to.
- to give new vitality or vigor to.
Also especially British, re·vi·tal·ise.
Origin of revitalize
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Examples from the Web for revitalize
Inside ISIS-held areas, the Assad regime is quietly working to revitalize long-existing intelligence networks to fight ISIS there.Where Does Obama Stand on Assad?
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After the Second World War, government attempts to revitalize the wine trade compromised the quality of the wine produced.Germany’s Wine Revolution Is Just Getting Started
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“We are in the process of trying to revitalize our downtown and it is a huge blow,” says Brawley city councilman George Nava.Who’s Setting This Small Town on Fire?
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Its power to purify and revitalize is peculiar and remarkable.Quiet Talks on Power
Concurrently, he devoted the aforementioned enthusiasm to heading a program to revitalize the game; with significant results.Squash Tennis
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It imported Western campaigning techniques and made bold promises to revitalize and energize the economy.After the Rain
Exercise will relax the muscles and call for blood which will revitalize and stimulate the weakened conditions.Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why
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These concerted efforts have been an integral part of my program to revitalize the economy.
- (tr) to restore vitality or animation to
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Word Origin and History for revitalize
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