relive

verb re·live \ (ˌ)rē-ˈliv \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of relive

intransitive verb
: to live again
transitive verb
: to live over again; especially : to experience again in the imagination

Examples of relive in a Sentence

  1. an athlete trying to relive his glory days

  2. He would sometimes relive the battle in his dreams.

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First Known Use of relive

circa 1526


RELIVE Defined for English Language Learners

relive

verb

Definition of relive for English Language Learners

  • : to experience (something) again in your imagination : to remember (something) so clearly that the same emotions you felt in the past are felt again


RELIVE Defined for Kids

relive

verb re·live \ ˌrē-ˈliv \

Definition of relive for Students

relived; reliving
: to experience again (as in the imagination) Reading her old diary allowed her to relive her youth.


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