[ ri-viv-uh-fahy ]
/ rɪˈvɪv əˌfaɪ /

verb (used with object), re·viv·i·fied, re·viv·i·fy·ing.

to restore to life; give new life to; revive; reanimate.

Origin of revivify

1665–75; < French révivifier < Late Latin revīvificāre. See re-, vivify

Related forms

re·viv·i·fi·ca·tion [ri-viv-uh-fi-key-shuh n] /rɪˌvɪv ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for revivification


/ (rɪˈvɪvɪˌfaɪ) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied

(tr) to give new life or spirit to; revive

Derived Forms

revivification, noun
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Medicine definitions for revivification


[ rē-vĭv′ə-fĭ-kāshən ]


Refreshening the edges of a wound by paring or scraping to promote healing.vivification

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