relight

verb
re·​light | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈlīt How to pronounce relight (audio) \
relit\ (ˌ)rē-​ˈlit How to pronounce relit (audio) \ or relighted; relighting

Definition of relight

verb, transitive + intransitive

: to light (something) again relit the cigarette/candle a furnace that would not relight

First Known Use of relight

1662, in the meaning defined above

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