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English verb: revive

1. revive (body) cause to regain consciousness


SamplesThe doctors revived the comatose man.


Synonymsresuscitate


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. revive (body) give new life or energy to


SamplesA hot soup will revive me.
This will renovate my spirits.
This treatment repaired my health.


Synonymsanimate, quicken, reanimate, recreate, renovate, repair, revivify, vivify


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


Broader (hypernym)arouse, brace, energise, energize, perk up, stimulate


Verb groupcome to, resuscitate, revive

3. revive (change) be brought back to life, consciousness, or strength


SamplesInterest in ESP revived.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)boom, expand, flourish, thrive

4. revive (change) restore from a depressed, inactive, or unused state


SamplesHe revived this style of opera.
He resurrected the tango in this remote part of Argentina.


Synonymsresurrect


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)regenerate, rejuvenate, restore


Narrower (hyponym)republish

5. revive (body) return to consciousness


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


Synonymscome to, resuscitate


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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