revitalise etymology

English word revitalise comes from English vital, English -ise, English re-

Detailed word origin of revitalise

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
vital English (eng) Capable of living; in a state to live; viable.. Containing life; living.. Invigorating or life-giving.. Necessary to continued existence.. Necessary to the continuation of life; being the seat of life; being that on which life depends.. Relating to the recording of life events.. Relating to, or characteristic of life.. Very important.
-ise English (eng) Used in certain words; see the usage notes. Suffix used in loanwords from French to form abstract nouns of quality or function.
re- English (eng) A completive or intensification of the base; up, a-, out. Again, anew. Back, backward.
revitalise English (eng) To give new life, energy, activity or success to something.. To rouse from a state of inactivity or quiescence.

Words with the same origin as revitalise

Descendants of vital
Ital Vitallium ital
Descendants of -ise
annalise apologist authorise categorise characterise familiarise fertilise finalise industrialisation legalise magnetisation materialise moisturiser nationalisation pressurise privatisation publicise revolutionise socialise summarise terrorise vandalism vaporise visualise
Descendants of re-
rebirth rebuild recall recognize recollection reconsider recover recreate redo refill relay release relive reload remark reopen repaid repressed reschedule reset resign resort rethink retire rewrite