Resurrection meaning

rĕzə-rĕkshən
The definition of a resurrection is a coming back to life, or coming back into practice.

An example of a resurrection is Jesus' return from the grave.

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(Christianity) The Resurrection: The resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.
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The act of arising from the dead and becoming alive again.
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The act of bringing back to practice, notice, use, or vibrancy; revival.

The resurrection of an old custom; the resurrection of a decrepit neighborhood.

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A coming back into notice, practice, use, etc.; revival, as of old customs.
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(theol.) the Resurrection
  • the rising of Jesus from the dead after his death and burial
  • the rising of all the dead at the Last Judgment
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the Resurrection

Origin of resurrection

  • Middle English from Old French from Late Latin resurrēctiō resurrēctiōn- from Latin resurrēctus past participle of resurgere to rise again resurge

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Anglo-Norman resurrectiun, from Old French resurrection (French: résurrection), from Late Latin resurrectionem (accusative of resurrectio) from Latin resurgere (“to rise again"), from 're- (“again"), + surgere (“to rise").

    From Wiktionary