revive

[ ri-vahyv ]
/ rɪˈvaɪv /

verb (used with object), re·vived, re·viv·ing.

verb (used without object), re·vived, re·viv·ing.

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 reviver

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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Medicine definitions for reviver

revive

[ rĭ-vīv ]

v.

To bring back to life or consciousness; resuscitate.
To regain health, vigor, or good spirits.

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