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revive

[ ri-vahyv ]
/ rɪˈvaɪv /
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verb (used with object), re·vived, re·viv·ing.
verb (used without object), re·vived, re·viv·ing.
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Origin of revive

1375–1425; late Middle English reviven<Latin revīvere to live again, equivalent to re-re- + vīvere to live, be alive; cf. vital

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British Dictionary definitions for revive

revive
/ (rɪˈvaɪv) /

verb

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Word Origin for revive

C15: from Old French revivre to live again, from Latin revīvere, from re- + vīvere to live; see vivid
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Medical definitions for revive

revive
[ rĭ-vīv ]

v.
To bring back to life or consciousness; resuscitate.
To regain health, vigor, or good spirits.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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