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v. re·vived, re·viv·ing, re·vives
1. To bring back to life or consciousness; resuscitate: revived the passenger who fainted.
2. To give new health, strength, or spirit to: was revived by the long shower; a speech that revived morale.
a. To restore to use, currency, activity, or notice: revived a fad from the 1980s.
b. To present (an old play, for example) again.
4. To renew in the mind; recall: an experience that revived a bad memory.
1. To return to life or consciousness: The patient revived after the anesthetic wore off.
2. To regain health, vigor, or good spirits: We only revived after the heat wave broke.
3. To return to use, currency, activity, or notice: His interest in sculpture revived late in life.

[Middle English reviven, from Old French revivre, from Latin revīvere, to live again : re-, re- + vīvere, to live; see gwei- in Indo-European roots.]

re·viv′a·ble adj.
re·viv′er n.
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