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

 

rekindle

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈkɪndl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈkɪndl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rekindle
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈkɪndl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈkɪndl//
 
he / she / it rekindles
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈkɪndlz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈkɪndlz//
 
past simple rekindled
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈkɪndld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈkɪndld//
 
past participle rekindled
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈkɪndld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈkɪndld//
 
-ing form rekindling
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈkɪndlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈkɪndlɪŋ//
 
 
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rekindle something (formal) to make something become active again synonym reawaken to rekindle feelings/hopes The sight of her after so many years rekindled his passion.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: rekindle