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REVIVAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does revival mean? 

REVIVAL (noun)
  The noun REVIVAL has 2 senses:

1. bringing again into activity and prominence
2. an evangelistic meeting intended to reawaken interest in religion

  Familiarity information: REVIVAL used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


REVIVAL (noun)


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Meaning:

Bringing again into activity and prominence

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

resurgence; revitalisation; revitalization; revival; revivification

Context examples:

the revival of trade / a revival of a neglected play by Moliere / the Gothic revival in architecture

Hypernyms ("revival" is a kind of...):

advance; betterment; improvement (a change for the better; progress in development)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "revival"):

rebirth; Renaissance; Renascence (the revival of learning and culture)

regeneration (the activity of spiritual or physical renewal)

resurrection (a revival from inactivity and disuse)

resuscitation (the act of reviving a person and returning them to consciousness)


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Meaning:

An evangelistic meeting intended to reawaken interest in religion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

revival meeting; revival

Hypernyms ("revival" is a kind of...):

mass meeting; rally (a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm)


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