To restore consciousness, vigor, or life to. See Synonyms at revive.(verb-transitive)
To regain consciousness.(verb-intransitive)
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Use "resuscitate" in a sentence
"(Then again, it was going to be punctuated by my astute observation that even skinny young undergraduates look silly and – sorry – fat in this stupid belted-sweater look that some moron decided to resuscitate from the 80’s."
"We need a discussion about how the western economies have been transformed to manufacturers in to a credit driven society -- and simply attempting to "resuscitate" credit is not in any way adequate."
"This morning, I found myself going through old shoes in the closet, seeing which ones I could "resuscitate" with new shoe laces."