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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Revive  \Re*vive"\,  v.  t.  [Cf.  F.  reviver.  See  {Revive},  v.  i.] 
  1.  To  restore,  or  bring  again  to  life;  to  reanimate. 
  Those  bodies,  by  reason  of  whose  mortality  we  died, 
  shall  be  revived.  --Bp.  Pearson. 
  2.  To  raise  from  coma,  languor,  depression,  or 
  discouragement;  to  bring  into  action  after  a  suspension. 
  Those  gracious  words  revive  my  drooping  thoughts. 
  Your  coming,  friends,  revives  me  --Milton. 
  3.  Hence  to  recover  from  a  state  of  neglect  or  disuse;  as 
  to  revive  letters  or  learning. 
  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. 
  The  mind  has  a  power  in  many  cases  to  revive 
  perceptions  which  it  has  once  had  --Locke. 
  5.  (Old  Chem.)  To  restore  or  reduce  to  its  natural  or 
  metallic  state;  as  to  revive  a  metal  after  calcination. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Revive  \Re*vive"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Revived};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Reviving}.]  [F.  revivere,  L.  revivere;  pref.  re-  re-  + 
  vivere  to  live.  See  {Vivid}.] 
  1.  To  return  to  life;  to  recover  life  or  strength;  to  live 
  anew;  to  become  reanimated  or  reinvigorated.  --Shak. 
  The  Lord  heard  the  voice  of  Elijah;  and  the  soul  of 
  the  child  came  into  again  and  he  revived.  --1  Kings 
  xvii.  22. 
  2.  Hence  to  recover  from  a  state  of  oblivion,  obscurity, 
  neglect,  or  depression;  as  classical  learning  revived  in 
  the  fifteenth  century. 
  3.  (Old  Chem.)  To  recover  its  natural  or  metallic  state,  as  a 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  v  1:  cause  to  regain  consciousness;  "The  doctors  revived  the 
  comatose  man"  [syn:  {resuscitate}] 
  2:  give  new  life  or  energy  to  "A  hot  soup  will  revive  me" 
  [syn:  {animate},  {recreate},  {reanimate},  {quicken},  {vivify}, 
  3:  be  brought  back  to  life,  consciousness,  or  strength; 
  "Interest  in  ESP  revived" 
  4:  restore  from  a  depressed,  inactive,  or  unused  state;  "He 
  revived  this  style  of  opera" 
  5:  return  to  consciousness:  "The  patient  came  to  quickly"  [syn: 
  {come  to}]  [ant:  {lose  consciousness}] 

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