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Meaning of VIVIFY

Pronunciation:  'vivu`fI

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"
  2. [v]  make more striking or animated; "his remarks always vivify an otherwise dull story"
 

VIVIFY is a 6 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: animate, quicken, reanimate, recreate, renovate, repair, revive, revivify
 
 See Also: alter, arouse, brace, change, energise, energize, perk up, stimulate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Viv"i*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vivified}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Vivifying}.] [F. vivifier, L. vivificare. See {Vivid},
{-fy}; cf. {Vivificate}.]
To endue with life; to make to be living; to quicken; to
animate.

      Sitting on eggs doth vivify, not nourish. --Bacon.

 

 

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