What does the word resuscitate mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Resuscitative.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Resuscitation.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To bring or come back to life; revive.

Usage examples for resuscitate

  1. The dynastic ideas with which James had commenced his reign could not but serve to resuscitate the claim of Parliament to the possession of the legislative power. – A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6) by Leopold von Ranke
  2. Sadness will never resuscitate the dead! – The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere by José Rizal
  3. In this very room also his successor Pertinax, who had spent his short reign of three months in trying to reform the State, resuscitate the finances, and to heal, as far as possible, 'the wounds inflicted by the hand of tyranny, ' received the news that the guard, impatient of unwonted discipline, had risen against him, and going forth to meet his assassins, fell, covered with wounds, just in front of the palace. – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare