- IPA: /ɹɪˈvaɪv/
revive (revives, present participle reviving; past and past participle revived)
- (intransitive) To return to life; to become reanimated or reinvigorated.
- (transitive) To return to life; to cause to recover life or strength; to cause to live anew.
- The dying puppy was revived by a soft hand.
- Her grandmother refused to be revived if she lost consciousness.
- (ambitransitive) To recover from a state of oblivion, obscurity, neglect, or depression.
- Classical learning revived in the fifteenth century.
- The Manx language has been revived after dying out and is now taught in some schools on the Isle of Man.
- (transitive) To restore, or bring again to life; to reanimate.
- This new paint job should revive the surgery waiting room.
- (transitive) To raise from coma, languor, depression, or discouragement; to bring into action after a suspension.
- (transitive) To renew in the mind or memory; to bring to recollection; to recall attention to; to reawaken.
- The Harry Potter films revived the world's interest in wizardry
- (intransitive) To recover its natural or metallic state, as a metal.
- (transitive) To restore or reduce to its natural or metallic state
- to revive a metal after calcination
- Italian: rinascere, resuscitare, rivivere, rinnovare, rivitalizzare
- Portuguese: reavivar
- Russian: ожива́ть
- Spanish: revivir