rekindle


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re·kin·dle

 (rē-kĭn′dl)
tr.v. re·kin·dled, re·kin·dling, re·kin·dles
1. To relight (a fire).
2. To revive or renew: rekindled an old interest in the sciences.

rekindle

(riːˈkɪndəl)
vb
1. to arouse or cause to be aroused again: rekindle the romance in your relationship.
2. to set alight or start to burn again

rekindle


Past participle: rekindled
Gerund: rekindling

Imperative
rekindle
rekindle
Present
I rekindle
you rekindle
he/she/it rekindles
we rekindle
you rekindle
they rekindle
Preterite
I rekindled
you rekindled
he/she/it rekindled
we rekindled
you rekindled
they rekindled
Present Continuous
I am rekindling
you are rekindling
he/she/it is rekindling
we are rekindling
you are rekindling
they are rekindling
Present Perfect
I have rekindled
you have rekindled
he/she/it has rekindled
we have rekindled
you have rekindled
they have rekindled
Past Continuous
I was rekindling
you were rekindling
he/she/it was rekindling
we were rekindling
you were rekindling
they were rekindling
Past Perfect
I had rekindled
you had rekindled
he/she/it had rekindled
we had rekindled
you had rekindled
they had rekindled
Future
I will rekindle
you will rekindle
he/she/it will rekindle
we will rekindle
you will rekindle
they will rekindle
Future Perfect
I will have rekindled
you will have rekindled
he/she/it will have rekindled
we will have rekindled
you will have rekindled
they will have rekindled
Future Continuous
I will be rekindling
you will be rekindling
he/she/it will be rekindling
we will be rekindling
you will be rekindling
they will be rekindling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rekindling
you have been rekindling
he/she/it has been rekindling
we have been rekindling
you have been rekindling
they have been rekindling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rekindling
you will have been rekindling
he/she/it will have been rekindling
we will have been rekindling
you will have been rekindling
they will have been rekindling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rekindling
you had been rekindling
he/she/it had been rekindling
we had been rekindling
you had been rekindling
they had been rekindling
Conditional
I would rekindle
you would rekindle
he/she/it would rekindle
we would rekindle
you would rekindle
they would rekindle
Past Conditional
I would have rekindled
you would have rekindled
he/she/it would have rekindled
we would have rekindled
you would have rekindled
they would have rekindled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.rekindle - kindle anew, as of a fire
conflagrate, enkindle, kindle, inflame - cause to start burning; "The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds"
2.rekindle - arouse again; "rekindle hopes"; "rekindle her love"
arouse, elicit, evoke, provoke, enkindle, kindle, fire, raise - call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"

rekindle

verb reawaken, stimulate, revive, arouse, stir up, revivify, re-activate Her interest was rekindled.

rekindle

verb
To rouse from a state of inactivity or quiescence:
Translations

rekindle

[ˈriːˈkɪndl] VT
1. [+ fire] → volver a encender
2. (fig) [+ enthusiasm, hatred] → reanimar, reavivar

rekindle

[ˌriːˈkɪndəl] vt [+ memory, love, hatred] → raviver

rekindle

vt (lit) fire, flamewieder anzünden; (fig) passions, lovewieder entzünden or entflammen; tensions, enmitieswieder aufflammen lassen; hope, interestwiedererwecken; debatewieder entfachen; affairwieder aufleben lassen
vi (lit)wieder aufflackern; (fig, passion, love also) → wieder entflammen; (tensions, enmities)wieder aufflammen; (hope, interest)wieder erwachen

rekindle

[ˌriːˈkɪndl] vt (also) (fig) → riaccendere
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The brow expressed nothing but her obstinate determination to stand by the wreck of that joy, to rekindle the dead ashes of that hope.
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