verb (used with object)
to raise from the dead; bring to life again.
to bring back into use, practice, etc.:
to resurrect an ancient custom.
verb (used without object)
to rise from the dead.
to rise or raise from the dead; bring or be brought back to life
(transitive) to bring back into use or activity; revive: to resurrect an ancient law
(transitive) to renew (one’s hopes, etc)
(transitive) (facetious) (formerly) to exhume and steal (a body) from its grave, esp in order to sell it
adjective 1. rising or tending to rise again; reviving; renascent. adjective 1. rising again, as to new life, vigour, etc: resurgent nationalism
verb (used without object) 1. to make efforts to vomit. verb (used with object) 2. to vomit. noun 3. the act or an instance of retching. verb 1. (intransitive) to undergo an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting; heave 2. to vomit noun 3. an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting retch (rěch) v. retched, retch·ing, retch·es […]
/ret’kon/ retroactive continuity. The common situation in fiction where a new story “reveals” things about events in previous stories, usually leaving the “facts” the same (thus preserving continuity) while completely changing their interpretation. For example, revealing that a whole season of “Dallas” was a dream was a retcon. This term was once thought to have […]
1. retained. 2. retired. 3. returned. abbreviation 1. retired 2. retained 3. returned retd 1. retained 2. retired 3. returned