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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.
References in classic literature ?
As for him that has died to-day, his morrow will be the resurrection morn.
I lay there dismally calculating that sixteen entire hours must elapse before I could hope for a resurrection.
And so they'll say in the resurrection, when they come to fish up this old mast, and find a doubloon lodged in it, with bedded oysters for the shaggy bark.
Clare stood beside it,--looked vacantly down; he saw them lower the little coffin; he heard, dimly, the solemn words, "I am the resurrection and the Life; he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live;" and, as the earth was cast in and filled up the little grave, he could not realize that it was his Eva that they were hiding from his sight.
The object of our quest had gradually dropped out of my mind; this sudden resurrection of it made it seem quite a real and startling thing for a moment, and roused up in me a smart interest.
He turned blue all over, and died in the hope of a glorious resurrection.
But Joe's spirits had gone down almost beyond resurrection.
It was a glorious resurrection, from the tomb of slavery, to the heaven of freedom.
Fortunately, the beasts seemed more bent on stretching their paws, and yawning, and flourishing their tails, than devouring me alive; but they would suffer no resurrection, and I was forced to lie till their malignant masters pleased to deliver me: then, hatless and trembling with wrath, I ordered the miscreants to let me out - on their peril to keep me one minute longer - with several incoherent threats of retaliation that, in their indefinite depth of virulency, smacked of King Lear.
Now there is a solemn hush, which we have brought from home with what is resting in the mould; and while we stand bareheaded, I hear the voice of the clergyman, sounding remote in the open air, and yet distinct and plain, saying: 'I am the Resurrection and the Life, saith the Lord
he was killed in the Soudan," and poor Jack could have wished no prettier resurrection than the look of tender memory that came into her face as she spoke of him, and the soft baby tears filled her eyes.
Nor after resurrection shall he stay Longer on Earth then certaine times to appeer To his Disciples, Men who in his Life Still follow'd him; to them shall leave in charge To teach all nations what of him they learn'd And his Salvation, them who shall beleeve Baptizing in the profluent streame, the signe Of washing them from guilt of sin to Life Pure, and in mind prepar'd, if so befall, For death, like that which the redeemer dy'd.