viva-, vivi-, vivo-, viv-

(Latin: life, alive)

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
—Soren Kierkegaard
1. To come back to life, consciousness, or full strength; or to bring a person back to life, consciousness, or full strength.
2. To become active, accepted, or popular once more; or to make something active, accepted, or popular again.
3. To cause something to be experienced again; such as, a memory or a feeling.
4. To infuse with new health, vigor, or vitality.
5. To stage a new production of an old play or opera; such as, to present a modern version of a theatrical work.
1. Someone who brings a person back to life or consciousness; or who resuscitates anyone.
2. Something that imparts new health, vigor, or spirit to a person or people.
The renewal of life; the restoration of life; the act of recalling, or the state of being recalled, to life.
To revive; to recall or restore to life.
1. The giving of new life to someone or something.
2. The restoration of life.
3. Imparting new life, energy, or spirit to someone.
4. In medicine, refreshing the edges of a wound by paring, or scraping, to promote healing.
Someone, or something, that gives new energy and strength to an event or an activity.
To give new life, energy, or spirit to something or somebody.
Characterized by returning, or restoring, to life or vigor; reanimating.
The act or state of being revived; revival; reanimation or brought back to life.
The act of reviving, or the state of being revived; renewal of life.
Capable of causing a revival or restoration of life.
Satius est ratioine aequitatis mortem oppetere quam fugere et inhoneste vivere.
It is better to die for a good cause than to flee and live without honor.

Motto of Otto I, "The Great" (936-973). The son of Henry I, Otto I was crowned king at Aachen, Germany, in 936 and received the imperial crown in Rome in 962. With this action, the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation, regarded as the legitimate successor of the Roman Empire, was established.

In 955, he ended the Magyar menace with a victory at the battle of Lechfeld near Augsburg. He asserted his authority over the church of the country; German bishoprics everywhere were headed by bishops loyal to him. He is buried in the cathedral of Magdeburg, Germany.

1. A widely grown ornamental garden plant that has rosettes of fleshy leaves with flowers that are pink, in clusters on stems.
2. Etymology: from the late 16th century; from modern Latin, a form of Latin sempervivus "ever-living".
1. A natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment.
2. A state of surviving or remaining alive.
3. A person or thing that survives, or endures; especially, an ancient custom, observance, belief, or the like.
1. To continue to live; to endure or to last.
2. To remain alive or in existence or able to live or function; especially, to succeed in staying alive when faced with a life-threatening danger.
3. Etymology: originally in the legal (inheritance) sense, from Anglo-French survivre; from Old French souvivre; from Latin supervivere. "to live beyond, to live longer than"; from super, "over, beyond" + vivere, "to live".

Related life, live-word units: anima-; bio-; -cole; vita-.