名词:reviver 动词过去式:revived 过去分词:revived 现在分词:reviving 第三人称单数:revives 形容词:revivable
1 [I, Tn] come or bring (sb/sth) back to health, strength or consciousness （使某人[某物]）恢复健康、力量或知觉
*The flowers will revive in water. 这些花一浇水就能活过来.
* She fainted but the brandy soon revived her. 她昏迷了, 但喂她些白兰地酒就很快醒过来了.
* (fig 比喻) Our failing hopes/spirits revived. 我们破灭的希望又重新燃起[低落的情绪又重新振作起来].
2 [I, Tn] come or bring (sth) back into use, activity, fashion, etc 重新使用（某事物）; 使（某事物）恢复活动或重新流行
*revive old practices, customs, trends, etc 恢复旧做法、再兴旧习俗、重现某倾向
* efforts to revive the mini-skirt 为使超短裙重新流行而做的努力.
3 [Tn] stage again a play, etc that has not been performed for some time 重新上演（戏剧等）
*revive a 1930's musical 重新上演20世纪30年代的歌舞喜剧.
1400-1500; Language: Old French;Origin:
revivre, from Latin
revivere 'to live again'
to bring something back after it has not been used or has not existed for a period of time Local people have decided to revive this centuries-old tradition. [I and T]
to become healthy and strong again, or to make someone or something healthy and strong again
→recover The economy is beginning to revive. an attempt to revive the steel industry The doctors revived her with injections of glucose. [T]
to produce a play again after it has not been performed for a long time A London theatre has decided to revive the 1950s musical 'In Town'.
1. Their efforts to revive him were futile. 他们对他抢救无效.
2. A little whisky may revive him. 喝点威士忌酒也许能使他苏醒。