Dictionary.com

revive

[ ri-vahyv ]
/ rɪˈvaɪv /
Save This Word!
See synonyms for: revive / revived / reviving on Thesaurus.com

verb (used with object), re·vived, re·viv·ing.
verb (used without object), re·vived, re·viv·ing.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

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

OTHER WORDS FROM revive

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use revive in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for revive

revive
/ (rɪˈvaɪv) /

verb

Derived forms of revive

Word Origin for revive

C15: from Old French revivre to live again, from Latin revīvere, from re- + vīvere to live; see vivid
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK