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resurrect

verb res·ur·rect \ˌre-zə-ˈrekt\

: to bring (a dead person) back to life

: to cause (something that had ended or been forgotten or lost) to exist again, to be used again, etc.

Full Definition of RESURRECT

transitive verb
1
:  to raise from the dead
2
:  to bring to view, attention, or use again

Examples of RESURRECT

  1. The story is about a scientist who claimed that he could resurrect the dead.
  2. He is trying to resurrect his acting career.
  3. an old government program that is being resurrected

Origin of RESURRECT

back-formation from resurrection
First Known Use: 1772
RESURRECT Defined for Kids

resurrect

verb res·ur·rect \ˌre-zə-ˈrekt\
res·ur·rect·edres·ur·rect·ing

Definition of RESURRECT for Kids

1
:  to bring back to life
2
:  to bring to view or into use again <The band resurrected an old song.>

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