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Overview of verb revive

The verb revive has 5 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (5) resuscitate, revive

(cause to regain consciousness; "The doctors revived the comatose man")

2. (5) animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivify

(give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health")

3. (2) revive

(be brought back to life, consciousness, or strength; "Interest in ESP revived")

4. (1) revive, resurrect

(restore from a depressed, inactive, or unused state; "He revived this style of opera"; "He resurrected the tango in this remote part of Argentina")

5. come to, revive, resuscitate

(return to consciousness; "The patient came to quickly"; "She revived after the doctor gave her an injection") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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