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re·vive

 (rĭ-vīv′)
v. re·vived, re·viv·ing, re·vives
v.tr.
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.
3.
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.
v.intr.
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.
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"
References in classic literature ?
The walk revived her spirits, and flattering herself that she had made good bargins, she trudged home again, after buying a very young lobster, some very old asparagus, and two boxes of acid strawberries.
Tom mixed a dose of the spirits which he carried with him, and this, forced between the pallid lips of the scientist, revived him.
He made me see her again, feel her presence, revived all my old affection for her.
The water which the youth handed to them in a tin pail was not cold to taste, but it was cool to her heated face, and it greatly revived and refreshed her.
Alice revived under the renovating influence of the open air, and, as her physical rather than her mental powers had been the subject of weakness, she stood in no need of any explanation of that which had occurred.
Clifford, too, had long forgotten it; but found it again now, as he slowly revived from the chill torpor of his life.
Once in a great while, the thoughts that had seemed so vital and so active, yet had been put to rest so quietly, revived again.
A most imperial and archangelical apparition of that unfallen, western world, which to the eyes of the old trappers and hunters revived the glories of those primeval times when Adam walked majestic as a god, bluff-bowed and fearless as this mighty steed.
Clare had fainted, through pain and loss of blood; but, as Miss Ophelia applied restoratives, he revived, opened his eyes, looked fixedly on them, looked earnestly around the room, his eyes travelling wistfully over every object, and finally they rested on his mother's picture.
The man revived and caressed his wife with his eyes, which was all he could do.
Wilson refused to suspect Tom; for first, Tom couldn't murder anybody--he hadn't character enough; secondly, if he could murder a person he wouldn't select his doting benefactor and nearest relative; thirdly, self-interest was in the way; for while the uncle lived, Tom was sure of a free support and a chance to get the destroyed will revived again, but with the uncle gone, that chance was gone too.
To her he looked for comfort; and her assurances of safety, her representation of the excellence of the horses, and of James, and of their having so many friends about them, revived him a little.