|Origin:||, past participle of resuscitare, from suscitare 'to cause to move around'|
Related topics: Hospital
to make someone breathe again or become conscious after they have almost died [↪ revive]:
Doctors managed to resuscitate him.
—resuscitation noun [uncountable]
mouth-to-mouth resuscitation (=when you breathe air into someone's mouth to make them breathe)