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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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.revived - restored to consciousness or life or vigor; "felt revived hope"
unrenewed, unrevived - not revived
2.revived - given fresh life or vigor or spirit; "stirred by revived hopes"
animated, alive - having life or vigor or spirit; "an animated and expressive face"; "animated conversation"; "became very animated when he heard the good news"
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Presently he was so revived and strengthened that he was enabled to raise himself upon his hands.
The Snake was quickly revived by the warmth, and resuming its natural instincts, bit its benefactor, inflicting on him a mortal wound.
Their chatter, their laughter, their good-humoured innuendoes, above all, their flashes and flickerings of envy, revived Tess's spirits also; and, as the evening wore on, she caught the infection of their excitement, and grew almost gay.
She was reminded of the person who had been the cause of the correspondence: her interest was revived in the mystery of Miss Jethro.
Mainwaring's jealousy can be revived again, or at least be LISTENED to again.
Bennet, in the meanwhile, was giving way to all the happy schemes, which the good humour and common politeness of Bingley, in half an hour's visit, had revived.
And glad should we be, could we inform the reader that both these bodies had been attended with equal success; for those who undertook the care of the lady succeeded so well, that, after the fit had continued a decent time, she again revived, to their great satisfaction: but as to the captain, all experiments of bleeding, chafing, dropping, &c., proved ineffectual.
She passed a bad night, she awoke worn out, but later in the day she revived amazingly.
Tom mixed a dose of the spirits which he carried with him, and this, forced between the pallid lips of the scientist, revived him.
As you pass the lodge, wake the porter, and send him for a surgeon." Ali obeyed, leaving the abbe alone with Caderousse, who had not yet revived.
Still, the holidays were near, and hope revived. If revolutionized Paris would not buy as the jour de l'an approached, Paris must have a new dynasty.
As I lifted my hand to the bell, my little companion's dread of a beating revived in full force.