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
[rez-uh-rek-shuh n] /ˌrɛz əˈrɛk ʃən/ noun 1. the act of rising from the dead. 2. (initial capital letter) the rising of Christ after His death and burial. 3. (initial capital letter) the rising of the dead on Judgment Day. 4. the state of those risen from the dead. 5. a rising again, as from decay, […]
[rez-uh-rek-shuh-ner-ee] /ˌrɛz əˈrɛk ʃəˌnɛr i/ adjective 1. pertaining to or of the nature of resurrection. 2. pertaining to resurrectionism.
noun 1. a drought-resistant, evergreen, epiphytic fern, Polypodium polypodioides, of subtropical to tropical America, appearing to be a ball of coiled, dead leaves in the dry season but reviving with moisture.
noun 1. lich gate. noun 1. a roofed gate to a churchyard under which a bier is set down during a burial service to await the coming of the clergyman. noun 1. a variant spelling of lych gate