resuscitate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin resuscitatus, past participle of resuscitare (to raise up again, revive), from re- (again) + suscitare (to raise up), from sub- (up, under) + citare (to summon, rouse).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rɪˈsʌsɪˌteɪt/

Verb[edit]

resuscitate (third-person singular simple present resuscitates, present participle resuscitating, simple past and past participle resuscitated)

  1. (transitive) To restore consciousness, vigor, or life to.
    to resuscitate a drowned person; to resuscitate withered plants
  2. (intransitive) To regain consciousness.

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Adjective[edit]

resuscitate (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Restored to life.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bishop Gardiner to this entry?)

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

resuscitate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of resuscitare
  2. second-person plural imperative of resuscitare
  3. feminine plural of resuscitato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

resuscitāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of resuscitō