transitive verb

: to give life to : animate, revive, vivify
God vivificates and actuates the whole worldHenry More

Word History


Middle English vivificaten, from Late Latin vivificatus, past participle of vivificare, from Latin vivificus

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“Vivificate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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