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tr.v. re·viv·i·fied, re·viv·i·fy·ing, re·viv·i·fies
To impart new life, energy, or spirit to: a new leader who revivified the movement; a celebration that revivified our spirits.

[French revivifier, from Old French, to come back to life, from Latin *revīvificāre, to revivify : Latin re-, re- + Latin vīvificāre, to vivify; see vivify.]

re·viv′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.


vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(tr) to give new life or spirit to; revive
reˌvivifiˈcation n


(rɪˈvɪv əˌfaɪ)

v.t. -fied, -fy•ing.
to restore to life; give new life to; revive; reanimate.
[1665–75; < French révivifier < Late Latin revīvificāre. See re-, vivify]
re•viv`i•fi•ca′tion, n.


Past participle: revivified
Gerund: revivifying

I revivify
you revivify
he/she/it revivifies
we revivify
you revivify
they revivify
I revivified
you revivified
he/she/it revivified
we revivified
you revivified
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Present Continuous
I am revivifying
you are revivifying
he/she/it is revivifying
we are revivifying
you are revivifying
they are revivifying
Present Perfect
I have revivified
you have revivified
he/she/it has revivified
we have revivified
you have revivified
they have revivified
Past Continuous
I was revivifying
you were revivifying
he/she/it was revivifying
we were revivifying
you were revivifying
they were revivifying
Past Perfect
I had revivified
you had revivified
he/she/it had revivified
we had revivified
you had revivified
they had revivified
I will revivify
you will revivify
he/she/it will revivify
we will revivify
you will revivify
they will revivify
Future Perfect
I will have revivified
you will have revivified
he/she/it will have revivified
we will have revivified
you will have revivified
they will have revivified
Future Continuous
I will be revivifying
you will be revivifying
he/she/it will be revivifying
we will be revivifying
you will be revivifying
they will be revivifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been revivifying
you have been revivifying
he/she/it has been revivifying
we have been revivifying
you have been revivifying
they have been revivifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been revivifying
you will have been revivifying
he/she/it will have been revivifying
we will have been revivifying
you will have been revivifying
they will have been revivifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been revivifying
you had been revivifying
he/she/it had been revivifying
we had been revivifying
you had been revivifying
they had been revivifying
I would revivify
you would revivify
he/she/it would revivify
we would revivify
you would revivify
they would revivify
Past Conditional
I would have revivified
you would have revivified
he/she/it would have revivified
we would have revivified
you would have revivified
they would have revivified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.revivify - give new life or energy torevivify - give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"
energize, perk up, energise, stimulate, arouse, brace - cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"
resuscitate, come to, revive - return to consciousness; "The patient came to quickly"; "She revived after the doctor gave her an injection"


1. To cause to come back to life or consciousness:
2. To impart renewed energy and strength to (a person):
3. To rouse from a state of inactivity or quiescence:


[riːˈvɪvɪfaɪ] VTrevivificar


vt personwiederbeleben, wieder munter machen; (= restore to life)wiederbeleben
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