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Definition of reignite verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they reignite
    he / she / it reignites
    past simple reignited
    -ing form reigniting
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  1. 1to start burning again; to make something start burning again The oven burners reignite automatically if blown out. reignite something You may need to reignite the pilot light.
  2. 2(figurative) Their passion was reignited by a romantic trip to Venice.
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