V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. to bring back to life; 2. to give new life or energy to something; 3. to restore and renew

Synonyms: restore, renew, rejuvenate, revitalize, refresh, resurrect, reactivate

Antonyms: extinguish, kill

Tips: Revive comes from the Latin word revivere, "to make live again." When you revive something or something is revived, it's brought back to life, essentially renewed.

Usage Examples:

I was so tired this afternoon, but that strong coffee revived me. (refreshed, rejuvenated)

I was afraid my plants would be totally dead when I came home from vacation, but they revived as soon as I gave them water. (renewed, rejuvenated)

I don't think anything but a good night's sleep can revive my energy. (restore, renew)

The paramedics revived the unconscious man after several minutes. (rejuvenated, brought back to life)

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