Definition of resurrect verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    resurrect

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˌrɛzəˈrɛkt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they resurrect
     
    he / she / it resurrects
     
    past simple resurrected
     
    -ing form resurrecting
     
     
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  1. 1resurrect something to bring back into use something, such as a belief, a practice, etc., that had disappeared or been forgotten synonym revive The campaign for spelling reform has been resurrected. He has succeeded in resurrecting his career in television.
  2. 2resurrect somebody to bring a dead person back to life synonym raise from the dead
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