Definition of revitalize
: to give new life or vigor to
revitalizationplay \(ˌ)rē-ˌvī-tə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
Examples of revitalize in a Sentence
The mayor hopes to revitalize the city.
a new cream that claims to revitalize sun-damaged skin
Recent Examples of revitalize from the Web
And after the 2011 Arab Spring revolutions, Tunisians are looking to revitalize those locations to boost their economy, according to NBC News.
The development corporation works to revitalize the neighborhood's housing and businesses.
The council also plans to vote on whether to sell the Long Reach Village Center to Orchard Development Corp., which has agreed to buy the center from the county for $2.5 million in order to revitalize it.
East Chicago continues to invest millions of dollars hoping to revitalize its lakefront.
The nonprofit Charlotte Mecklenburg Housing Partnership has received a $500,000 grant to help stabilize and revitalize the Druid Hills neighborhood, in the fast-changing area that’s become known as Charlotte’s North End.
Such investors and strategists are more likely to make hard calls: Shuttering stores that don’t fit the new norm, investing the real-estate proceeds in e-commerce and click-and-collect strategies, and revitalizing the stores themselves.
Mrs. Fields filed for bankruptcy in 2008 in hopes of wiping out $145 million in debt and revitalizing the brand, according to court filings.
But some cities, including Detroit, suffer because too few people want to live there, even as a small creative class revitalizes their downtowns.
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First Known Use of revitalize
REVITALIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of revitalize for English Language Learners
: to make (someone or something) active, healthy, or energetic again
Medical Definition of revitalize
: to impart new life or vigor to : restore to an active or fresh condition
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