Meaning of “resuscitate” in the English Dictionary


"resuscitate" in English

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resuscitateverb [ T ]

uk /rɪˈsʌs.ɪ.teɪt/ us /rɪˈsʌs.ə.teɪt/

to bring someone or something back to life or wake someone or something:

Her heart had stopped, but the doctors successfully resuscitated her.

(Definition of “resuscitate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"resuscitate" in American English

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resuscitateverb [ I/T ]

us /rɪˈsʌs·ɪˌteɪt/

to bring someone who is dying back to life, wake someone who is unconscious, or bring something back into use or existence:

[ T ] You should learn how to resuscitate a person whose breathing has stopped.
[ T ] He led the effort to resuscitate the local newspaper.

(Definition of “resuscitate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)