verb (used with object), re·vived, re·viv·ing.
verb (used without object), re·vived, re·viv·ing.
- revival of learning,
Origin of revive
Examples from the Web for reviver
Thomas Rickman, the reviver and historian of Gothic architecture, practised as an architect in Birmingham.
Judging by the fat bottles all down the dinner table of this hotel, that reviver of mankind is cheaper here than water.Winged Wheels in France|Michael Myers Shoemaker
Cimabue, the reviver of painting, received instruction from the Greeks.
He is notable as the restorer of Babu and the reviver of its culture.Myths & Legends of Babylonia & Assyria|Lewis Spence
Here reposes the great organist—the reviver of the old Danish romances.The Sand-Hills of Jutland|Hans Christian Andersen
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.