from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To bring back to life; raise from the dead.
- transitive v. To bring back into practice, notice, or use.
- intransitive v. To rise from the dead; return to life.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To raise from the dead, to bring life back to.
- v. To re-use.
- v. To bring to view or attention.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To take from the grave; to disinter.
- transitive v. To reanimate; to restore to life; to bring to view (that which was forgotten or lost).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To restore to life; reanimate; bring to public view, as what has been lost or forgotten.
- To take from the grave, as a dead body.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. restore from a depressed, inactive, or unused state
- v. return from the dead
- v. cause to become alive again
Back-formation from resurrection.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Back-formation from resurrection. (Wiktionary)