verb (used with object), re·vived, re·viv·ing.
verb (used without object), re·vived, re·viv·ing.
Origin of revive
British Dictionary definitions for unrevivable
Word Origin for revive
Word Origin and History for unrevivable
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.