unrevived

revive

[ri-vahyv]
verb (used with object), revived, reviving.
1.
to activate, set in motion, or take up again; renew: to revive old feuds.
2.
to restore to life or consciousness: We revived him with artificial respiration.
3.
to put on or show (an old play or motion picture) again.
4.
to make operative or valid again.
5.
to bring back into notice, use, or currency: to revive a subject of discussion.
6.
to quicken or renew in the mind; bring back: to revive memories.
7.
to reanimate or cheer (the spirit, heart, etc., or a person).
8.
Chemistry. to restore or reduce to the natural or uncombined state, as a metal.
verb (used without object), revived, reviving.
9.
to return to life, consciousness, vigor, strength, or a flourishing condition.
10.
to recover from financial depression.
11.
to be quickened, restored, or renewed, as hope, confidence, suspicions, or memories.
12.
to return to notice, use, or currency, as a subject, practice, or doctrine.
13.
to become operative or valid again.
14.
Chemistry. to recover the natural or uncombined state, as a metal.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English reviven < Latin revīvere to live again, equivalent to re- re- + vīvere to live, be alive; cf. vital

revivable, adjective
revivability, noun
revivably, adverb
reviver, noun
revivingly, adverb
unrevivable, adjective
unrevived, adjective


1, 4. reactivate. 2. revitalize, reanimate, resuscitate. 6. rouse, refresh.


2. kill.
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revive (rɪˈvaɪv)
 
vb
1.  to bring or be brought back to life, consciousness, or strength; resuscitate or be resuscitated: revived by a drop of whisky
2.  to give or assume new vitality; flourish again or cause to flourish again
3.  to make or become operative or active again: the youth movement was revived
4.  to bring or come into use or currency again: to revive a language
5.  (tr) to take up again: he revived his old hobby
6.  to bring or come back to mind
7.  (tr) theatre to mount a new production of (an old play)
 
[C15: from Old French revivre to live again, from Latin revīvere, from re- + vīvere to live; see vivid]
 
re'vivable
 
adj
 
reviva'bility
 
n
 
re'vivably
 
adv
 
re'viver
 
n
 
re'viving
 
adj
 
re'vivingly
 
adv

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revive
early 15c., from M.Fr. revivre (10c.), from L. revivere "to live again," from re- "again" + vivere "to live" (see vital).
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revive re·vive (rĭ-vīv')
v. re·vived, re·viv·ing, re·vives

  1. To bring back to life or consciousness; resuscitate.

  2. To regain health, vigor, or good spirits.

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