Meaning of resurrect

res•ur•rect

Pronunciation: (rez"u-rekt'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to raise from the dead; bring to life again.
  2. to bring back into use, practice, etc.: to resurrect an ancient custom.
—v.i.
  1. to rise from the dead.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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