Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb revive

5 senses of revive

Sense 1
resuscitate, revive -- (cause to regain consciousness; "The doctors revived the comatose man")
       => bring to, bring back, bring round, bring around -- (return to consciousness; "These pictures bring back sad memories")

Sense 2
animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivify -- (give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health")
       => stimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk up -- (cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate")

Sense 3
revive -- (be brought back to life, consciousness, or strength; "Interest in ESP revived")
       => boom, thrive, flourish, expand -- (grow vigorously; "The deer population in this town is thriving"; "business is booming")

Sense 4
revive, resurrect -- (restore from a depressed, inactive, or unused state; "He revived this style of opera"; "He resurrected the tango in this remote part of Argentina")
       => regenerate, restore, rejuvenate -- (return to life; get or give new life or energy; "The week at the spa restored me")

Sense 5
come to, revive, resuscitate -- (return to consciousness; "The patient came to quickly"; "She revived after the doctor gave her an injection")
       => change state, turn -- (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election")

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