Definition of Revival in English :

Define Revival in English

Revival meaning in English

Meaning of Revival in English

Pronunciation of Revival in English

Revival pronunciation in English

Pronounce Revival in English


see synonyms of revival


1. resurgence, revitalisation, revitalization, revival, revivification

bringing again into activity and prominence

Example Sentences:
'the revival of trade'
'a revival of a neglected play by Moliere'
'the Gothic revival in architecture'

2. revival, revival meeting

an evangelistic meeting intended to reawaken interest in religion

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of revival
the act or an instance of reviving or the state of being revived
an instance of returning to life or consciousness; restoration of vigour or vitality
a renewed use, acceptance of, or interest in (past customs, styles, etc)
a revival of learning
the Gothic revival
a new production of a play that has not been recently performed
a reawakening of faith or renewal of commitment to religion
an evangelistic meeting or service intended to effect such a reawakening in those present
the re-establishment of legal validity, as of a judgment, contract, etc

Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers


see synonyms of revival
a reviving or being revived
; specif.,
a bringing or coming back into use, attention, or being, after a decline
a new or return presentation of a play, film, etc. some time after it has first been presented
restoration to vigor or activity
a returning to life or consciousness
a stirring up of religious faith by fervid evangelistic preaching at public meetings
f.  US
such a meeting or a series of such meetings with public confession of sins and professions of renewed faith
g.  Law
renewal of validity, as of a judgment or contract

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of revival
a. The act or an instance of reviving: the revival of a person who fainted.
b. The condition of being revived.
2. A restoration to use, acceptance, activity, or vigor after a period of obscurity or quiescence: a revival of colonial architecture; a revival of the economy.
3. A new presentation of an old play, movie, opera, ballet, or similar production.
a. A time of reawakened interest in religion.
b. A meeting or series of meetings for the purpose of reawakening religious faith, often characterized by impassioned preaching and public testimony.
5. Restoration to validity of something lapsed or set aside, such as a legal claim or status.

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