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reanimate

[ree-an-uh-meyt] /ˌriˈæn əˌmeɪt/
verb (used with object), reanimated, reanimating.
1.
to restore to life; resuscitate.
2.
to give fresh vigor, spirit, or courage to.
3.
to stimulate to renewed activity.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; re- + animate
Related forms
reanimation, noun
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Examples from the web for reanimate
  • Mummification was used to preserve the body so that the deceased's eternal soul would be able to reanimate it in the afterlife.
  • The brain remains far too complex an organ for modern medicine to master, let alone reanimate after parts of it die off.
  • Cases have been recorded in which recently infected subjects, deceased by means other than the virus, will nonetheless reanimate.
British Dictionary definitions for reanimate

reanimate

/riːˈænɪmeɪt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to refresh or enliven (something) again: to reanimate their enervated lives
2.
to bring back to life
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