Definitions for: Resuscitate

[v] return to consciousness; "The patient came to quickly"; "She revived after the doctor gave her an injection"
[v] cause to regain consciousness; "The doctors revived the comatose man"

Webster (1913) Definition: Re*sus"ci*tate, a. [L. resuscitatus, p. p. of
resuscitare; pref. re- re- + suscitare to raise, rouse. See
Restored to life. [R.] --Bp. Gardiner.

Re*sus"ci*tate, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Resuscitated;p. pr. & vb. n. Resuscitating.]
To revivify; to revive; especially, to recover or restore
from apparent death; as, to resuscitate a drowned person; to
resuscitate withered plants.

Re*sus"ci*tate, v. i.
To come to life again; to revive.

These projects, however often slain, always
resuscitate. --J. S. Mill.

Synonyms: come to, revive

See Also: boot, bring around, bring back, bring round, bring to, bring up, change state, raise, reboot, resurrect, turn, upraise

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