revive


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Revive \Re*vive"\, v. t. [Cf. F. reviver. See Revive, v. i.]
   1. To restore, or bring again to life; to reanimate.
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            Those bodies, by reason of whose mortality we died,
            shall be revived.                     --Bp. Pearson.
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   2. To raise from coma, languor, depression, or
      discouragement; to bring into action after a suspension.
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            Those gracious words revive my drooping thoughts.
                                                  --Shak.
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            Your coming, friends, revives me.     --Milton.
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   3. Hence, to recover from a state of neglect or disuse; as,
      to revive letters or learning.
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   4. To renew in the mind or memory; to bring to recollection;
      to recall attention to; to reawaken. "Revive the libels
      born to die." --Swift.
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            The mind has a power in many cases to revive
            perceptions which it has once had.    --Locke.
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   5. (Old Chem.) To restore or reduce to its natural or
      metallic state; as, to revive a metal after calcination.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Revive \Re*vive"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Revived; p. pr. & vb.
   n. Reviving.] [F. revivere, L. revivere; pref. re- re- +
   vivere to live. See Vivid.]
   1. To return to life; to recover life or strength; to live
      anew; to become reanimated or reinvigorated. --Shak.
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            The Lord heard the voice of Elijah; and the soul of
            the child came into again, and he revived. --1 Kings
                                                  xvii. 22.
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   2. Hence, to recover from a state of oblivion, obscurity,
      neglect, or depression; as, classical learning revived in
      the fifteenth century.
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   3. (Old Chem.) To recover its natural or metallic state, as a
      metal.
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