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  3  definitions  found 
  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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Reviving  \Re*viv"ing\,  a.  &  n. 
  Returning  or  restoring  to  life  or  vigor;  reanimating. 
  --Milton.  --  {Re*viv"ing*ly},  adv 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  tending  to  impart  new  life  and  vigor  to  "the  renewing 
  warmth  of  the  sunshine"  [syn:  {renewing},  {restorative}, 

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