Definition of revival:
- Reanimation from a state of langour or depression; - applied to the health, spirits, and the like.
- Renewed attention to something, as to letters or literature.
- Renewed interest in religion, after indifference and decline; a period of religious awakening; special religious interest.
- Renewed performance of, or interest in, something, as the drama and literature.
- Renewed prevalence of something, as a practice or a fashion.
- Renewed pursuit, or cultivation, or flourishing state of something, as of commerce, arts, agriculture.
- Restoration of force, validity, or effect; renewal; as, the revival of a debt barred by limitation; the revival of a revoked will, etc.
- Revivification, as of a metal. See Revivification, 2.
- The act of reviving, or the state of being revived.
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rite (part of speech: noun)
- last rites
- "A History of Trade Unionism in the United States", Selig Perlman.
- "The American Reformed Cattle Doctor", George Dadd.
- "The Guilty River", Wilkie Collins.