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resuscitate

re·sus·ci·tate

resuscitate

 
 
pronunciation:
rih suh sih teIt
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: resuscitated, resuscitates, resuscitating
definition: to bring back to life or consciousness; revive.
The child had stopped breathing, but the doctors were able to resuscitate her.
similar words:
raise, revive
derivations: resuscitable (adj.), resuscitative (adj.), resuscitation (n.)