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res·ur·rec·tion

 (rĕz′ə-rĕk′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act of restoring a dead person, for example, to life.
b. The condition of having been restored to life.
2. Resurrection Christianity
a. The return of Jesus to life on the third day after the Crucifixion.
b. The restoration of the dead to life at the Last Judgment.
3. The act of bringing back to practice, notice, use, or vibrancy; revival: the resurrection of an old custom; the resurrection of a decrepit neighborhood.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin resurrēctiō, resurrēctiōn-, from Latin resurrēctus, past participle of resurgere, to rise again; see resurge.]

res′ur·rec′tion·al adj.

resurrection

(ˌrɛzəˈrɛkʃən)
n
1. (Theology) a supposed act or instance of a dead person coming back to life
2. (Theology) belief in the possibility of this as part of a religious or mystical system
3. (Theology) the condition of those who have risen from the dead: we shall all live in the resurrection.
4. the revival of something: a resurrection of an old story.
[C13: via Old French from Late Latin resurrectiō, from Latin resurgere to rise again; see resurge]
ˌresurˈrectional, ˌresurˈrectionary adj

Resurrection

(ˌrɛzəˈrɛkʃən)
n
1. (Theology) the rising again of Christ from the tomb three days after his death
2. (Theology) the rising again from the dead of all mankind at the Last Judgment

res•ur•rec•tion

(ˌrɛz əˈrɛk ʃən)

n.
1. the act of rising from the dead.
2. (cap.) the rising of Christ after His death and burial.
3. (cap.) the rising of the dead on Judgment Day.
4. the state of those risen from the dead.
5. a rising again, as from decay or disuse; revival.
[1250–1300; (< Old French) < Late Latin resurrēctiō < Latin resurreg-, variant s. of resurgere to rise again (see resurge)]
res`ur•rec′tion•al, adj.

resurrection

Rising from the dead. Reports of Jesus’ resurrection convinced many people that Jesus was the Son of God.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.resurrection - (New Testament) the rising of Christ on the third day after the CrucifixionResurrection - (New Testament) the rising of Christ on the third day after the Crucifixion
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
2.resurrection - a revival from inactivity and disuse; "it produced a resurrection of hope"
resurgence, revitalisation, revitalization, revival, revivification - bringing again into activity and prominence; "the revival of trade"; "a revival of a neglected play by Moliere"; "the Gothic revival in architecture"

resurrection

noun
1. revival, restoration, renewal, resurgence, return, comeback (informal), renaissance, rebirth, reappearance, resuscitation, renascence This is a resurrection of an old story.
revival killing off
2. (usually caps) raising or rising from the dead, return from the dead, restoration to life the Resurrection of Jesus Christ
raising or rising from the dead demise, burial
Quotations
"I am the resurrection, and the life" Bible: St. John

resurrection

noun
Translations
بَعْث
vzkříšení
genopstandelse
upprisa
prisikėlimas
augšāmcelšanās
vzkriesenie
dirilme

resurrection

[ˌrezəˈrekʃən] N (Rel) → Resurrección f (fig) → resurrección f

Resurrection

[ˌrɛzəˈrɛkʃən] n (RELIGION) the Resurrection → la Résurrection

resurrection

[ˌrɛzəˈrɛkʃən] n [career, belief, tradition, practice] → résurrection f

resurrection

n
(lit, of person) → Wiederbelebung f; the Resurrection (Rel) → die Auferstehung
(fig, of law) → Wiedereinführung f; (of custom, fashion, style)Wiederbelebung f; (of ideas, memories)Auflebenlassen nt

Resurrection

[ˌrɛzəˈrɛkʃn] n (Rel) the Resurrectionla Risurrezione

resurrection

[ˌrɛzəˈrɛkʃn] nrisurrezione f

resurrection

(rezəˈrekʃən) noun
the process of being brought to life again after death.
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