, v. t. [Cf. F. reviver. See Revive, v. i.] 1. To restore, or bring again to life; to reanimate.
[1913 Webster]

Those bodies, by reason of whose mortality we died, shall be revived.
Bp. Pearson.
[1913 Webster]

2. To raise from coma, languor, depression, or discouragement; to bring into action after a suspension.
[1913 Webster]

Those gracious words revive my drooping thoughts.
[1913 Webster]

Your coming, friends, revives me.
[1913 Webster]

3. Hence, to recover from a state of neglect or disuse; as, to revive letters or learning.
[1913 Webster]

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.
[1913 Webster]

The mind has a power in many cases to revive perceptions which it has once had.
[1913 Webster]

5. (Old Chem.) To restore or reduce to its natural or metallic state; as, to revive a metal after calcination.
[1913 Webster]


New - Add Dictionary Search to Your Site

You can add a free dictionary search box to your own web site by copying and pasting the following HTML into one of your web pages:

<form action="" method="post">
 <p style="text-align: center; font-family: sans-serif;">
  <a style="font-weight: bold;" href=""
     title="FreeDict free online dictionary">FreeDict</a>
  <input type="text" name="word" size="20" value="" />
  <input type="submit" name="submit" value="Search Dictionary" />


a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Mon 17th May 2021