from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To give new life or energy to.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To give new life, energy or strength to someone or something; to revitalize

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To invigorate anew.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To revive vigor in; reanimate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. impart vigor, strength, or vitality to


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  • In July this year, the International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament (ICNND), which described itself as "a joint initiative of the Australian and Japanese Governments" intended to "reinvigorate" international efforts on nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament, closed up shop.

    Russ Wellen: What If Nuclear Terrorism Were Just a Mouse Click Away?

  • WESLEY: Oh, so the reason - the motivation behind my voting this year because I feel like there's a lack of enthusiasm from my peers, I'm a 21-year-old college student going to school over here at Fresno State, and I feel like building off the momentum that President Obama created a couple years ago, I feel like we need to kind of reinvigorate the youth.

    2010 Results Depend On Which Groups Vote

  • And instead of taking a fresh look, the recommendation is to "reinvigorate" transparency: ...the green paper recommends reinvigorating the commitment to providing consumers with effective transparency into data practices, and outlines a process for translating transparency into consumer choices through a voluntary, multistakeholder process.

    Katherine Warman Kern: What Comes First, Innovation or the Consumer?

  • With the Obama administration's Justice Department vowing to "reinvigorate" antitrust enforcement, some in the business community had feared the new guidelines would signal a tougher treatment of mergers.

    Antitrust Regulators Unveil Merger Guidelines

  • President Obama promised early in his administration to "reinvigorate" antitrust enforcement, which involved the Justice Department disavowing Bush era guidelines.

    Monsanto Draws Antitrust Scrutiny

  • United and Continental could face greater scrutiny because of that combination's size and the Obama administration's vow to "reinvigorate" antitrust enforcement.

    United Airlines, Continental to Announce Merger

  • The vote came a week after Ms. Schapiro vowed in her confirmation hearing to "reinvigorate" the agency's enforcement division, under fire for failing to detect the Bernard Madoff

    Senate Confirms Schapiro

  • Mumbai should "reinvigorate" U.S. intelligence efforts.

    Neither a Hedgehog Nor a Fox

  • Ms. Solis said in a statement that adding more staff would help "reinvigorate" the agency's work following a loss of experienced personnel over several years.

    U.S. Steps Up Wage-Law Enforcement

  • Indeed, Mr. Saleh touted the improvement in network quality on Nextel and said Sprint plans to "reinvigorate" the Nextel franchise starting with the current quarter.

    Sprint's Posts 77% Drop in Net


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