Definition of come to life in English:

come to life


  • 1Regain consciousness or return as if from death.

    • ‘all this was of great interest to her, as if she were coming to life after a long sleep’
    1. 1.1(with reference to a fictional character or inanimate object) seem to be alive or real.
      • ‘all the puppets came to life again’
    2. 1.2Become active, lively, or interesting.
      • ‘soon, with the return of the peasants and fishermen, the village comes to life again’
      become active, become lively, come alive, wake up, awaken, waken, show signs of life, arouse, rouse, stir, emerge
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