REAN'IMATE, v.t. [re and animate.]

1. To revive; to resuscitate; to restore to life; as a person dead or apparently dead; as, to reanimate a drowned person.

2. To revive the spirits when dull or languid; to invigorate; to infuse new life or courage into; as, to reanimate disheartened troops; to reanimate drowsy senses or languid spirits.