: to kindle (something) again
: to start or stir up (something) again
- On the way the torch went out, and we took shelter in a small and lonely Christian chapel to rekindle it.
- —Robert Louis Stevenson
- The couple appeared to rekindle their romance, exchanging loving messages promising to try to make the relationship work again …
- —Sarah Ward
- "… You get a chance to meet up with people and rekindle memories … "
- —Paul O'Connell
- Its election offered an example of how to rekindle interest in politics …
- —Vrasidas Karalis
- Her story is one of those great stories of love, commitment and perseverance that rekindle your hope for humanity …
- —Kimberly Fletcher
: to begin to burn again : to flare up again
- Firefighters were called back to the scene around 6 a.m. when the flames rekindled.
- —Mike Hasch