REVI'VE, verb intransitive [Latin revivisco; re and vivo, to live.]
1. To return to life; to recover life.
2. To recover new life or vigor; to be reanimated after depression.
When he saw the wagons which Joseph had sent to carry him, the spirit of Jacob their father revived. Genesis 45:27.
3. To recover from a state of neglect, oblivion, obscurity or depression. Learning revived in Europe after the middle ages.
4. In chimistry, to recover its natural state, as a metal.
Sin revives, when the conscience is awakened by a conviction of guilt. Romans 7:9.
REVI'VE, verb transitive
1. To bring again to life; to reanimate.
2. To raise from languor, depression or discouragement; to rouse; as, to revive the spirits or courage.
3. To renew; to bring into action after a suspension; as, to revive a project or scheme that had been laid aside.
4. To renew in the mind or memory; to recall.
The mind has the power in many cases to revive ideas or perceptions, which it has once had.
5. To recover from a state of neglect or depression; as, to revive letters or learning.
6. To recomfort; to quicken; to refresh with joy or hope.
Wilt thou not revive us again? Psalms 85:6.
7. To bring again into notice.
Revive the libels born to die.
8. In chimistry, to restore or reduce to its natural state or to its metallic state; as, to revive a metal after calcination.