1. bringing again into activity and prominence

    Synonyms : revitalisation, revitalization, revival, revivification
    Type Of : advance, betterment, improvement


  1. the act of reassuring; restoring someone's confidence

    Type Of : support


  1. having the pinkish flush of health

    Synonyms : flushed, rose-cheeked, rosy-cheeked
  2. reflecting optimism

    Synonyms : rose-colored
    Examples :
    • a rosy future
  3. presaging good fortune

    Synonyms : fortunate
    Examples :
    • rosy predictions
  4. of blush color

    Synonyms : blushful


  1. given fresh life or vigor or spirit

    Synonyms : reanimated
    Examples :
    • stirred by revived hopes
  2. restored to consciousness or life or vigor

    Antonyms : unrevived
    Examples :
    • felt revived hope


  1. a burial vault (usually for some famous person)

    Synonyms : monument
    Type Of : sepulchre, burial chamber, sepulture, sepulcher
  2. a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping

    Synonyms : deposit, depositary, depository
    Type Of : facility, installation
  3. a person to whom a secret is entrusted

    Synonyms : secretary
    Type Of : intimate, confidant


  1. with good sense or in a reasonable or intelligent manner

    Synonyms : sanely, sensibly
    Antonyms : unreasonably
    Examples :
    • acted quite reasonably
  2. to certain extent or degree

    Synonyms : fairly, jolly, middling, moderately, passably, pretty, somewhat
    Antonyms : unreasonably
    Examples :
    • the shoes are priced reasonably


  1. prevent the action or expression of

    Synonyms : hold back, keep, keep back
    Examples :
    • she struggled to restrain her impatience at the delays
  2. to close within bounds, or otherwise limit or deprive of free movement

    Synonyms : confine, constrain, hold
    Type Of : disable, disenable, incapacitate
  3. restrict (someone or something) so as to make free movement difficult

    Synonyms : cumber, encumber
    Type Of : confine, bound, limit, throttle, restrict, trammel
  4. prevent (someone or something) from doing something

    Type Of : prevent, keep
    Examples :
    • security guards restrained the reporter from throwing another shoe


  1. radish of Japan with a long hard durable root eaten raw or cooked

    Synonyms : daikon, japanese radish, raphanus sativus longipinnatus
    Type Of : radish plant
  2. a cruciferous plant of the genus Raphanus having a pungent edible root

    Synonyms : radish plant
    Type Of : crucifer, cruciferous plant
  3. Eurasian plant widely cultivated for its edible pungent root usually eaten raw

    Synonyms : raphanus sativus
    Type Of : radish plant
  4. pungent edible root of any of various cultivated radish plants

    Type Of : root
  5. pungent fleshy edible root

    Type Of : cruciferous vegetable, root vegetable


  1. the formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water

    Synonyms : rusting
    Type Of : erosion, corrosion, corroding, oxidization, oxidisation, oxidation
  2. of the brown color of rust

    Synonyms : rust-brown, rusty
  3. any of various fungi causing rust disease in plants

    Synonyms : rust fungus
    Type Of : fungus
  4. become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid

    Synonyms : corrode
    Type Of : crumble, decay, dilapidate
    Examples :
    • The pipes rusted
  5. cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid

    Synonyms : corrode, eat
    Type Of : damage
    Examples :
    • The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink
  6. a plant disease that produces a reddish-brown discoloration of leaves and stems; caused by various rust fungi

    Type Of : plant disease
  7. a red or brown oxide coating on iron or steel caused by the action of oxygen and moisture

    Type Of : ferric oxide
  8. become coated with oxide

    Type Of : oxidize, oxidise, oxidate


  1. the act of returning money received previously

    Synonyms : repayment
    Type Of : defrayal, payment, defrayment
  2. pay back

    Synonyms : give back, repay, return
    Type Of : pay
    Examples :
    • Please refund me my money
  3. money returned to a payer

    Type Of : payment