Dictionary

enkindle

verb en·kin·dle \in-ˈkin-dəl, en-\

Definition of ENKINDLE

transitive verb
1
:  to set (as fuel) on fire
2
:  to make bright and glowing
intransitive verb
:  to take fire :  flame
ADVERTISEMENT

Examples of ENKINDLE

  1. <see if you can enkindle some paper in the fireplace while I look for logs>

First Known Use of ENKINDLE

1542

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: enkindlerPrevious Word in the Dictionary: EnkianthusAll Words Near: enkindle
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears