Definition of reanimate:
invigorate, restore, recruit, amend, quicken, exalt, recover, recreate, hearten, resuscitate, furbish up, inspire, heal, be cured _or_ healed, retrieve, mend, fix, recharge, rewake, rectify, come to, bushel, resume, freshen up, resort, be restored, awareness, regenerate, renovate, animize, regain, rewaken, animise, revivify, cure, doctor, enliven, refurbish, resurrect, recuperate, restitute, play, embolden, repossess, reawaken, renew, compensate, recompense, indemnify, animate, rekindle, liven up, revitalize, speed up, remediate, liven, speed, revive, reactivate, remedy, accelerate, cheer, rejuvenate, touch on, whet, vivify, repair.
- restore (part of speech: verb)
- "History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814", F. A. M. Miguet.
Meanwhile, aids- de- camp galloped along the lines, announcing the arrival of Grouchy, to reanimate the drooping spirits of the men; for, at last, a doubt of victory was breaking upon the minds of those who never before, in the most adverse hour of fortune, deemed his star could set that led them on to glory.- "The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886", Ministry of Education.
In the midst of a profound silence the American announced in a tone of emotion: " Ladies and gentlemen, with a word I am now going to reanimate the handful of ashes, and you will talk with a being that knows the past, the present, and much of the future!"- "The Reign of Greed Complete English Version of 'El Filibusterismo'", Jose Rizal.