- When you had been fired and had no career prospects but suddenly got discovered for your dream job, this is an example of the revival of your career.
- When you were on your death bed but a new medicine began working and you suddenly felt better, this is an example of revival.
- When bell-bottom jeans come back into style after two decades of being out of style, this is an example of a revival.
- An event where a preacher attempts to get everyone reborn and fired up about religion is an example of a revival.
- a bringing or coming back into use, attention, or being, after a decline
- a new or return presentation of a play, film, etc. some time after it has first been presented
- restoration to vigor or activity
- a returning to life or consciousness
- a stirring up of religious faith by fervid evangelistic preaching at public meetings
- ⌂ such a meeting or a series of such meetings with public confession of sins and professions of renewed faith
- Law renewal of validity, as of a judgment or contract
- a. The act or an instance of reviving: the revival of a person who fainted.b. The condition of being revived.
- A restoration to use, acceptance, activity, or vigor after a period of obscurity or quiescence: a revival of colonial architecture; a revival of the economy.
- A new presentation of an old play, movie, opera, ballet, or similar production.
- a. A time of reawakened interest in religion.b. A meeting or series of meetings for the purpose of reawakening religious faith, often characterized by impassioned preaching and public testimony.
- Restoration to validity of something lapsed or set aside, such as a legal claim or status.
- The act of reviving, or the state of being revived.
- Renewed attention to something, as to letters or literature.
- Renewed performance of, or interest in, something, as the drama and literature.
- Renewed interest in religion, after indifference and decline; a period of religious awakening; special religious interest.
- Reanimation from a state of langour or depression; -- applied to the health, spirits, and the like.
- Renewed pursuit, or cultivation, or flourishing state of something, as of commerce, arts, agriculture.
- Renewed prevalence of something, as a practice or a fashion.
- the revival of hot pants
- Restoration of force, validity, or effect; renewal; as, the revival of a debt barred by limitation; the revival of a revoked will, etc.
- Revivification, as of a metal.
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revival - Legal Definition