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

  • transitive v. To impart new life or vigor to: plans to revitalize inner-city neighborhoods; tried to revitalize a flagging economy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Alternative spelling of revitalise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To restore vitality to; to bring back to life.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To restore vitality or life to; inform again or anew with life; bring back to life.

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

  • v. restore strength
  • v. give new life or vigor to


re- + vital + -ize (Wiktionary)



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