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Vive and Revive Definitions

Vive

(obsolete) lively, animated; forcible

Revive

To bring back to life or consciousness; resuscitate
Revived the passenger who fainted.

Vive

Long live, that is, success to; as, vive le roi, long live the king; vive la bagatelle, success to trifles or sport.

Revive

To give new health, strength, or spirit to
Was revived by the long shower.
A speech that revived morale.

Vive

Lively; animated; forcible.

Revive

To restore to use, currency, activity, or notice
Revived a fad from the 1980s.
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Revive

To present (an old play, for example) again.

Revive

To renew in the mind; recall
An experience that revived a bad memory.

Revive

To return to life or consciousness
The patient revived after the anesthetic wore off.

Revive

To regain health, vigor, or good spirits
We only revived after the heat wave broke.

Revive

To return to use, currency, activity, or notice
His interest in sculpture revived late in life.

Revive

(intransitive) To return to life; to become reanimated or reinvigorated.
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Revive

(transitive) To return to life; to cause to recover life or strength; to cause to live anew, or to prevent from dying.
The dying puppy was revived by a soft hand.
Her grandmother refused to be revived if she lost consciousness.

Revive

(ambitransitive) To recover from a state of oblivion, obscurity, neglect, or depression.
Classical learning revived in the fifteenth century.
The Manx language has been revived after dying out and is now taught in some schools on the Isle of Man.

Revive

To restore, or bring again to life; to reanimate; to make lively again.
This new paint job should revive the surgery waiting room.

Revive

(transitive) To raise from coma, languor, depression, or discouragement; to bring into action after a suspension.

Revive

(transitive) To renew in the mind or memory; to bring to recollection; to recall attention to; to reawaken.
The Harry Potter films revived the world's interest in wizardry

Revive

(intransitive) To recover its natural or metallic state (e.g. a metal)
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Revive

(transitive) To restore or reduce to its natural or metallic state
To revive a metal after calcination

Revive

To return to life; to recover life or strength; to live anew; to become reanimated or reinvigorated.
The Lord heard the voice of Elijah; and the soul of the child came into again, and he revived.

Revive

Hence, to recover from a state of oblivion, obscurity, neglect, or depression; as, classical learning revived in the fifteenth century.

Revive

To recover its natural or metallic state, as a metal.

Revive

To restore, or bring again to life; to reanimate.
Those bodies, by reason of whose mortality we died, shall be revived.

Revive

To raise from coma, languor, depression, or discouragement; to bring into action after a suspension.
Those gracious words revive my drooping thoughts.
Your coming, friends, revives me.

Revive

Hence, to recover from a state of neglect or disuse; as, to revive letters or learning.

Revive

To renew in the mind or memory; to bring to recollection; to recall attention to; to reawaken.
The mind has a power in many cases to revive perceptions which it has once had.

Revive

To restore or reduce to its natural or metallic state; as, to revive a metal after calcination.

Revive

Cause to regain consciousness;
The doctors revived the comatose man

Revive

Give new life or energy to;
A hot soup will revive me
This will renovate my spirits
This treatment repaired my health

Revive

Be brought back to life, consciousness, or strength;
Interest in ESP revived

Revive

Restore from a depressed, inactive, or unused state;
He revived this style of opera
He resurrected the tango in this remote part of Argentina

Revive

Return to consciousness;
The patient came to quickly
She revived after the doctor gave her an injection

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