resurrect

/ˌrɛzəˈrɛkt/

  • Verb
  • to bring (a dead person) back to life
    1. The story is about a scientist who claimed that he could resurrect the dead.
  • to cause (something that had ended or been forgotten or lost) to exist again, to be used again, etc.
    1. He is trying to resurrect his acting career.
    2. an old government program that is being resurrected
    3. Her reputation has been resurrected. [=restored]