Definition of reignite in English:

reignite

verb

  • Ignite or cause to ignite again.

    no object ‘oven burners automatically reignite if blown out’
    • ‘The meeting was about reigniting the political will to turn empty promises into results, he said.’
    • ‘However, the issue reignited when the meeting moved onto councillors' motions.’
    • ‘But with the onset of April month the whole town seems to be reignited in same old legendary charms, and natural wonders.’
    • ‘The chief inspector of schools yesterday warned a two-tier curriculum was emerging in primary schools - reigniting the debate over pupil testing.’
    • ‘The union's executive members will be faced with a difficult choice of accepting the deal as put forward by the employers or risk reigniting the dispute, which hit firefighters heavily in the pocket.’
    • ‘Now the row is reigniting with the government about to introduce legislation formally barring pupils from wearing religious symbols in school.’
    • ‘Watching tournament play reignites some of that interest, though not to the point where I would ever enter a contest.’
    • ‘The attack reignited fears of a renewed intimidation campaign on the school.’
    • ‘A crisis that reignites social turmoil could easily be triggered by outside factors.’
    • ‘The world's weather extremes have reignited the debate about global warming.’
    • ‘The most sophisticated fish auction in Europe has finally opened in Hull, revolutionising the lives of trawlermen, processors and merchants and reigniting the port as a major player in the international fish trade.’
    • ‘The tragedy has reignited calls for improved safety standards at all country crossings.’
    • ‘You know, you watch children grow up and it sort of reignites memories of your own childhood.’
    • ‘If McConnell is serious about reigniting enthusiasm then he needs big ideas, and he needs them fast.’
    • ‘The administration's decision has reignited debate over whether affirmative action is an effective tool against racism, or a racist policy in and of itself.’
    evoke, call up, conjure up, rouse, stir, revive, awaken, refresh, renew, resuscitate, revivify, rekindle, rejuvenate, stimulate
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Pronunciation

reignite

/riːɪɡˈnʌɪt/