verb (used with object), re·vived, re·viv·ing.
verb (used without object), re·vived, re·viv·ing.
- revival of learning,
Origin of revive
Word Origin for revive
early 15c., "return to consciousness; restore to health," from Middle French revivre (10c.), from Latin revivere "to live again," from re- "again" (see re-) + vivere "to live" (see vital). Meaning "bring back to notice or fashion" is from mid-15c. Related: Revived; reviving.