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 revival of colonial architecture; a revival of the economy.
- 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.
- Renewal of validity, as of a judgment or contract.
The revival of hot pants.
Origin of revival
- revive +"Ž -al.