Definition of rekindle verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    rekindle

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˌriˈkɪndl//
     
    rekindle something(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rekindle
     
    he / she / it rekindles
     
    past simple rekindled
     
    -ing form rekindling
     
     
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  1. 1to make something become active again synonym reawaken
  2. 2 to rekindle feelings/hopes The sight of her after so many years rekindled his passion.
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