transitive + intransitive
: to begin or cause (something) to begin to burn again
- The strong winds reignited the embers.
: to give new life or energy to (something)
- The success of the movie reignited her career.
- The economic crisis has reignited debate on the regulation of banks.
: to reoccur suddenly
- The war never really ended. It … seemed to reignite every two years or so.
- —Jeffrey Bartholet
measures to prevent the reignition of the fire
Crews will continue to patrol the affected areas today to keep an eye out for reignitions.