verb (used with object), resuscitated, resuscitating.
to revive, especially from apparent death or from unconsciousness.

1525–35; < Latin resuscitātus (past participle of resuscitāre to reawaken), equivalent to re- re- + sus- sus- + cit(āre) to move, arouse (see cite1) + -ātus ate1

resuscitable [ri-suhs-i-tuh-buhl] , adjective
resuscitation, noun
resuscitative, adjective
nonresuscitable, adjective
nonresuscitation, noun
nonresuscitative, adjective
unresuscitable, adjective
unresuscitated, adjective
unresuscitating, adjective
unresuscitative, adjective Unabridged
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resuscitate (rɪˈsʌsɪˌteɪt)
(tr) to restore to consciousness; revive
[C16: from Latin resuscitāre, from re- + suscitāre to raise, from sub- up from below + citāre to rouse, from citus quick]

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Word Origin & History

1530s, earlier resuscit (late 14c.), from L.L. resuscitationem, from L. resuscitatus, pp. of resuscitare "rouse again, revive," from re- "again" + suscitare "to raise, revive," from sub "(up from) under" + citare "to summon" (see cite).
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resuscitate re·sus·ci·tate (rĭ-sŭs'ĭ-tāt')
v. re·sus·ci·tat·ed, re·sus·ci·tat·ing, re·sus·ci·tates
To restore consciousness, vigor, or life to.

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Example sentences
It was resuscitated temporarily but then got ditched again.
Two wizards go and remove the stone, which appears to be quartz, and then the
  novice is resuscitated.
But free will was resuscitated by quantum physicists, who revealed that some
  uncertainties are fundamental to nature.
Although canceled, it was recently resuscitated under a different name and with
  squishier target dates and vague mission goals.
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