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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·vive /rɪˈvaɪv/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 re·vive /rɪˈvaɪv/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·vive, v. t.
 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.   --Shak.
    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.”
    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)

 Re·vive v. i.   [imp. & p. p. Revived p. pr. & vb. n. Reviving.]
 1. To return to life; to recover life or strength; to live anew; to become reanimated or reinvigorated.
    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 metal.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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";
         "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired
         my health" [syn: animate, recreate, reanimate, renovate,
          repair, quicken, vivify, revivify]
      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"; "He resurrected the tango in
         this remote part of Argentina" [syn: resurrect]
      5: return to consciousness; "The patient came to quickly"; "She
         revived after the doctor gave her an injection" [syn: come
         to, resuscitate]