: to raise from the dead
: to bring to view, attention, or use again
Examples of RESURRECT
- The story is about a scientist who claimed that he could resurrect the dead.
- He is trying to resurrect his acting career.
- an old government program that is being resurrected
Origin of RESURRECT
back-formation from resurrection
First Known Use: 1772
Related to RESURRECT
- reanimate, recharge, regenerate, rejuvenate, rekindle, renew, revive, resuscitate, revitalize, revivify, rewake, rewaken
Rhymes with RESURRECT
, birth defect
, edge effect
, in effect
, lake effect
, side effect
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