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 Dictionary entry overview: What does rekindle mean? 

  The verb REKINDLE has 2 senses:

1. kindle anew, as of a fire
2. arouse again

  Familiarity information: REKINDLE used as a verb is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1rekindle [BACK TO TOP]


Kindle anew, as of a fire

Classified under:

Verbs of raining, snowing, thawing, thundering

Hypernyms (to "rekindle" is one way to...):

conflagrate; enkindle; inflame; kindle (cause to start burning)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sense 2rekindle [BACK TO TOP]


Arouse again

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Context examples:

rekindle hopes / rekindle her love

Hypernyms (to "rekindle" is one way to...):

arouse; elicit; enkindle; evoke; fire; kindle; provoke; raise (call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses))

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something

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