Pronunciation of Revive
/ɹɪvˈa͡ɪv/, /ɹɪvˈaɪv/, /ɹ_ɪ_v_ˈaɪ_v/
Synonyms for revive:
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
reinstate, reestablish, return, reintroduce.
Sense 7 (noun)
start again; bring back to life (verb)
rally, invigorate, enliven, animate, strengthen, refresh, cheer, quicken, come around, resuscitate, rekindle, rouse, repair, reanimate, rejuvenate, restore, bring around, snap out of it, recover, revitalize, renew, recondition, renovate, energize, bring to, resurrect.
grow on, bethink, pull round, placebo effect, renew, snap back, reactivate, remember, recuperative, reintroduce, catch on, reawaken, convalescence, come around or round, recall, second wind, heal over, rekindle, heal up, snap out of it, convalescent.
pull oneself together.
Usage examples for revive:
- The Bidding Prayer is now very rarely used, although attempts have been made to revive its use, especially in purely preaching services. - "The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia", William James Miller.
- I hope by and by to act Camiola very well, but I am afraid the play itself can never become popular; the size of the theater and the public taste of the present day are both against such pieces; still, the attempt seemed to me worth making, and if it should prove successful we might revive one or two more of Massinger's plays; they are such sterling stuff compared with the Isabellas, the Jane Shores, the everything but Shakespeare. - "Records of a Girlhood", Frances Ann Kemble.
- At these words, Bazmant felt his hopes revive. - "Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers", Various.