- 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.
- 2resurrect somebody to bring a dead person back to life synonym raise from the dead
NAmE//ˌrɛzəˈrɛkt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they resurrect
he / she / it resurrects
past simple resurrected
-ing form resurrecting