Examples of revive in a Sentence
The success of the movie has revived her career.
The government is trying to revive the economy.
Our spirits were revived by his enthusiasm.
The store's business is beginning to revive.
The family is trying to revive an old custom.
He has decided to revive Molière's Tartuffe.
Recent Examples of revive from the Web
The mitochondria were damaged — and nothing Dr. McCully tried revived them.
On Saturday afternoon, a kayaker was pulled from the West Lake of Monponsett Pond in Hanson by neighbors, who frantically tried to revive him.
Paramedics tried to revive them, but the children were pronounced dead at the scene.
Saman’s dive partner reportedly tried to revive him, but was unsuccessful.
No merit awards were granted after the Revolutionary War until Gen. Douglas MacArthur revived them as the Purple Heart in 1932.
This really is a new England team, however, and at a time when past English teams might have crumbled, this one revived itself to advance.
President Trump’s unending insults directed at our southern neighbor have torpedoed such cooperation, but a future administration should revive it.
Some cities that suspended Explorer programs decided never to revive them, the story said.
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REVIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of revive for English Language Learners
: to make (someone or something) strong, healthy, or active again
: to become strong, healthy, or active again
: to bring (something) back into use or popularity
REVIVE Defined for Kids
Definition of revive for Students
- Doctors revived the patient.
- … it was no good … with no hope of any breakfast to revive him.
- —J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit
- The family revived an old custom.
Word Root of revive
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