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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
References in classic literature ?
There was, it might be said, the energy of her mother's unexpected family, as well as the natural energy of Tess's years, rekindled after the experience which had so overwhelmed her for the time.
The doctor rekindled the light in the cylinder; the spiral became heated; the current of hydrogen came in a few minutes, and the gas dilated; but the balloon did not stir an inch.
Lady Ruth lifted her eyes to his, and their lambent fires were suddenly rekindled.
"He now assumed a carriage to me so very different from what he had lately worn, and so nearly resembling his behaviour the first week of our marriage, that, had I now had any spark of love remaining, he might, possibly, have rekindled my fondness for him.
Here, however, an object presented itself, which rekindled their hopes, and reanimated their drooping spirits.
Having rekindled the fire, she thought she would go to market while the water heated.
He put his pipe into his mouth, and rekindled the dying ashes of the tobacco.
The client, with his dejection insensibly relieved and his vague hopes rekindled, takes pen and ink and writes the draft, not without perplexed consideration and calculation of the date it may bear, implying scant effects in the agent's hands.
It instantly roused all his dormant energies; rekindled in his breast the passions that, for many years, had found an improving home there; called up all his wrath, hatred, and malice; restored the sneer to his lip, and the scowl to his brow; and made him again, in all outward appearance, the same Ralph Nickleby whom so many had bitter cause to remember.
I was at first touched by the expressions of his misery; yet, when I called to mind what Frankenstein had said of his powers of eloquence and persuasion, and when I again cast my eyes on the lifeless form of my friend, indignation was rekindled within me.
It rekindled the few expiring embers of freedom, and revived within me a sense of my own manhood.
Mystical Embrace: Our Rekindled Bond is the third book in the "Bond" series.