Revive

Re*vive"

, v. t. [Cf. F. reviver. See Revive, v. i.] 1. To restore, or bring again to life; to reanimate.
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Those bodies, by reason of whose mortality we died, shall be revived.
Bp. Pearson.
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2. To raise from coma, languor, depression, or discouragement; to bring into action after a suspension.
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Those gracious words revive my drooping thoughts.
Shak.
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Your coming, friends, revives me.
Milton.
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3. Hence, to recover from a state of neglect or disuse; as, to revive letters or learning.
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4. To renew in the mind or memory; to bring to recollection; to recall attention to; to reawaken. "Revive the libels born to die." Swift.
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The mind has a power in many cases to revive perceptions which it has once had.
Locke.
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5. (Old Chem.) To restore or reduce to its natural or metallic state; as, to revive a metal after calcination.
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