Definition of Resuscitate

1. Verb. Cause to regain consciousness. "The doctors revived the comatose man"

Exact synonyms: Revive
Generic synonyms: Bring Around, Bring Back, Bring Round, Bring To
Causes: Come To, Revive
Related verbs: Come To, Revive
Specialized synonyms: Boot, Bring Up, Reboot, Raise, Resurrect, Upraise
Derivative terms: Resuscitation, Resuscitator



2. Verb. Return to consciousness. "She revived after the doctor gave her an injection"
Exact synonyms: Come To, Revive
Related verbs: Animate, Quicken, Reanimate, Recreate, Renovate, Repair, Revive, Revivify, Vivify, Revive
Generic synonyms: Change State, Turn

Definition of Resuscitate

1. a. Restored to life.

2. v. t. To revivify; to revive; especially, to recover or restore from apparent death; as, to resuscitate a drowned person; to resuscitate withered plants.

3. v. i. To come to life again; to revive.

Definition of Resuscitate

1. Verb. (transitive) To restore consciousness, vigor, or life to. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To regain consciousness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Resuscitate

1. [v -TATED, -TATING, -TATES]

Medical Definition of Resuscitate

1. To revivify; to revive; especially, to recover or restore from apparent death; as, to resuscitate a drowned person; to resuscitate withered plants. Origin: Resuscitated; Resuscitating. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Resuscitate

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1. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1901)
"resuscitate halting-place,' which (like OHG rasia) is from Teut. root *ras, ... L. re-, again ; surf ere, to rise ; see Surge. resuscitate, to revive. ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Mortgages by John Joseph Powell, Thomas Coventry (1822)
"... the consent of the mortgagee resuscitate the mortgage.—Ed.] judice to the question, whether the estate was redeemable or not, whenever it should be ..."

3. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1851)
"... his massacres and proscriptions; the abortive attempts of Lepidus and Brutus (father of the so-called tyrannicide) to resuscitate the Marian faction; ..."

4. Things Chinese: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with China by James Dyer Ball (1893)
"... were made to resuscitate the lost art: some of the books and instruments were recovered from their hiding places; but the times were not favourable for ..."

5. Elements of Military Art and History: Comprising the History and Tactics of by Edouard La Barre Duparcq, Nicolas Édouard Delabarre-Duparcq, George Washington Cullum (1863)
"From the beginning of the fourteenth century, the Swiss were compelled by necessity to resuscitate the ancient infantry, both because they were too poor to ..."

6. Biblical Standpoint: Views of the Sonship of Christ, the Comforter, and by Asa Wilbur (1875)
"He could thus re-enter and restore that body to life, after it had lain in the tomb until the third day, as easily as he could resuscitate Lazarus when he ..."

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