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English verb: resurrect

1. resurrect (body) cause to become alive again


SamplesRaise from the dead.
Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected.
Upraising ghosts.


Synonymsraise, upraise


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


Broader (hypernym)resuscitate, revive


Verb groupresurrect, rise, uprise

2. resurrect (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.


Synonymsrevive


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


Broader (hypernym)regenerate, rejuvenate, restore


Narrower (hyponym)republish

3. resurrect (body) return from the dead


SamplesChrist is risen!.
The dead are to uprise.


Synonymsrise, uprise


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)return


Verb groupraise, resurrect, upraise









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