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English verb: resuscitate

1. resuscitate (body) cause to regain consciousness

SamplesThe doctors revived the comatose man.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)bring around, bring back, bring round, bring to

Narrower (hyponym)boot, bring up, raise, reboot, resurrect, upraise

Causecome to, resuscitate, revive

Verb groupcome to, resuscitate, revive

2. resuscitate (body) return to consciousness

SamplesThe patient came to quickly.
She revived after the doctor gave her an injection.

Synonymscome to, revive

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)change state, turn

Verb groupanimate, quicken, reanimate, recreate, renovate, repair, resuscitate, revive, revive, revivify, vivify

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