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Definition of reignite verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

reignite

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌriːɪɡˈnaɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːɪɡˈnaɪt//
 
[intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they reignite
BrE BrE//ˌriːɪɡˈnaɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːɪɡˈnaɪt//
 
he / she / it reignites
BrE BrE//ˌriːɪɡˈnaɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːɪɡˈnaɪts//
 
past simple reignited
BrE BrE//ˌriːɪɡˈnaɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːɪɡˈnaɪtɪd//
 
past participle reignited
BrE BrE//ˌriːɪɡˈnaɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːɪɡˈnaɪtɪd//
 
-ing form reigniting
BrE BrE//ˌriːɪɡˈnaɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːɪɡˈnaɪtɪŋ//
 
 
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to 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. (figurative) Their passion was reignited by a romantic trip to Venice.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: reignite