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RESURRECT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does resurrect mean? 

RESURRECT (verb)
  The verb RESURRECT has 3 senses:

1. cause to become alive again
2. restore from a depressed, inactive, or unused state
3. return from the dead

  Familiarity information: RESURRECT used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


RESURRECT (verb)


Sense 1resurrect [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cause to become alive again

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Synonyms:

resurrect; upraise; raise

Context examples:

raise from the dead / Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected / Upraising ghosts

Hypernyms (to "resurrect" is one way to...):

resuscitate; revive (cause to regain consciousness)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody


Sense 2resurrect [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Restore from a depressed, inactive, or unused state

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

resurrect; revive

Context examples:

He revived this style of opera / He resurrected the tango in this remote part of Argentina

Hypernyms (to "resurrect" is one way to...):

regenerate; rejuvenate; restore (return to life; get or give new life or energy)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "resurrect"):

republish (revive (a cancelled will or a libel))

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 3resurrect [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Return from the dead

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Synonyms:

resurrect; uprise; rise

Context examples:

Christ is risen! / The dead are to uprise

Hypernyms (to "resurrect" is one way to...):

come back; get back; go back; return (come back to place where one has been before, or return to a previous activity)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s


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