American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To bring back to life; raise from the dead.
- v. To bring back into practice, notice, or use.
- v. To rise from the dead; return to life.
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.
- v. transitive To raise from the dead, to bring life back to.
- v. To re-use.
- v. transitive To bring to view or attention.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. Slang To take from the grave; to disinter.
- v. Slang To reanimate; to restore to life; to bring to view (that which was forgotten or lost).
- v. restore from a depressed, inactive, or unused state
- v. return from the dead
- v. cause to become alive again
- Back-formation from resurrection. (Wiktionary)
- Back-formation from resurrection. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes production company is relaunching the "Friday the 13th" series, much as they recently did with "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre," mixing the first several films with brand-new elements to once again resurrect Jason (this time, thankfully, without the help of a lightning bolt).”
“The Warrior Giant that the Tolmekians are trying to resurrect is under-utilized (it has one good scene), but it does serve an important mythological function.”
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“My question is, beyond it not only be practically unsensible to "resurrect" Twoface just so he can flip coins and shoot folks in the third movie because HE DIED in The Dark Knight, why do you need to see him do that?”
“| Reply | Permalink you guys seriously sound so stupid complaining like this. if axelrod wants the clintons on the campaign, is that not news that should be reported? is it not equally about the obama campaign? you sound like babies. there's clearly no hidden agenda to "resurrect" the clinton campaign. why be so paranoid? it doesn't reflect well on us obama supporters.”
“Francis knew, however, by dieing to self (emptying himself of concerns and desires for himself as well as love of all earthly temporal things) that God could 'resurrect' him (transform him) into a person like Christ - remade "in the image of Christ" - and thereby empower him to love God, even as God loved him.”
“Hitler ordered his top genetics experts to "resurrect" them because they featured heavily in German mythology.”
“Of course we don't have a moral obligation to "resurrect" every individual that has ever lived.”
“As were all other species of "Missing Link" that isn't us, for whom we have precisely zero moral responsibility to 'resurrect'.”
“SO, do we have a moral obligation to "resurrect" every individual (of * any* species) which has ever existed?”
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