- to raise from the dead or the grave; bring back to life
- to bring back into notice, practice, use, etc.
Origin of resurrectback-formation ; from resurrection
verbres·ur·rect·ed, res·ur·rect·ing, res·ur·rects
- To bring back to life; raise from the dead.
- a. To bring back into practice, notice, or use: resurrect an old style.b. To restore to vibrancy: resurrect a waterfront.
Origin of resurrectBack-formation from resurrection.
(third-person singular simple present resurrects, present participle resurrecting, simple past and past participle resurrected)
Back-formation from resurrection.