v. t.1.To give life to; to animate; to revive; to vivify.
God vivificates and actuates the whole world.
- Dr. H. More.
2.(Chem.) To bring back a metal to the metallic form, as from an oxide or solution; to reduce.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.