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Definition of "rekindle" []

  • To relight (a fire). (verb-transitive)
  • To revive or renew: rekindled an old interest in the sciences. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rekindle" in a sentence
  • "Their goal was to "rekindle" the vision shared by Gorbachev and Reagan at Reykjavik."
  • "Wow -- talk about trying to "rekindle" the magic of the Straight Talk Express, as The Washington Post put it today."
  • "I think you'll find with each passing year you'll find fewer and fewer people who are willing to kind of rekindle those, re-fight those fights."