revivify


re·viv·i·fy

transitive verb \rē-ˈvi-və-ˌfī\

: to make (someone or something) strong, healthy, or active again

Full Definition of REVIVIFY

:  to give new life to :  revive
re·viv·i·fi·ca·tion \-ˌvi-və-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

Examples of REVIVIFY

  1. looking for ways to revivify the city's economy
  2. <a new director hoping to revivify the region's oldest repertory company>

Origin of REVIVIFY

French révivifier, from Late Latin revivificare, from Latin re- + Late Latin vivificare to vivify
First Known Use: 1675

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