On this page:
|Play/pause||Buy footage||Find more|
Definition of the verb rekindle
What does rekindle mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: rekindled | rekindling | rekindles
- kindle anew, as of a fire
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] Bill dried the clothes [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] [Adjective] The clothes dried wrinkled [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] [Adjective] with [Instrument] Tony broke the piggy bank open with a hammer [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] to / into [Oblique, state] Tony broke the glass to pieces [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] to / into [Oblique, state] with [Instrument] Tony broke the glass to pieces with a hammer [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] with [Instrument] Bill dried the clothes with a hairdryer [Instrument] [Verb] [Patient] The hairdryer dried the clothes [Patient] [Verb] The clothes dried | The roses bloomed [Patient] [Verb] [Adjective] Piggy banks break open [Patient] [Verb] [Adjective] with [Instrument] Piggy banks break open with a hammer [Patient] [Verb] [Adverb] Copper rods bend easily | Cotton clothes dry easily | Crystal vases break easily | Idaho potatoes bake beautifully [Patient] [Verb] to / into [Oblique, state] Glasses break to pieces [Patient] [Verb] to / into [Oblique, state] with [Instrument] Glasses break to pieces with a rock
Verbs of Change of State (with the same syntax): abase, abate, abbreviate, abrade, abridge, accelerate, acetify, acidify, activate, advance, age, agglomerate, air, alkalify, alter, ameliorate, americanize, amplify, anesthetize, anglicize, animate, apostatize, atomize, attenuate, augment, awake, awaken, balance, beautify, bedew, bifurcate, bisect, blacken, blast, bleach, bloody, blunt, blur, bolshevize, botch, brighten, broaden, burn, burst, calcify, capacitate, capsize, caramelize, carbonize, castrate, categorize, catholicize, cauterize, change, char, cheapen, chill, chlorinate, christianize, circumcise, civilize, clean, clear, clog, close, clouded, coagulate, coarsen, collapse, collect, commercialize, compress, condense, constrict, constringe, construct, contract, cool, correct, corrode, corrugate, corrupt, cremate, crimson, crisp, crumble, crystallize, curdle, dampen, darken, de-escalate, deafen, decelerate, decentralize, decrease, deepen, deflate, defrost, degenerate, degrade, dehumidify, dehydrate, demagnetize, demobilize, democratize, depressurize, desalinate, desiccate, destabilize, deteriorate, detonate, devalue, diffract, diffuse, dilate, dilute, dim, diminish, dirty, disintegrate, dislocate, disorganize, disperse, dissipate, dissolve, diversify, divide, domesticate, double, drain, dry, dull, ease, effeminate, emaciate, emasculate, embitter, embrocate, empty, emulsify, energize, enhance, enlarge, equalize, equilibrate, eternalize, europeanize, evaporate, even, expand, explode, fade, famish, fatten, federate, feminize, fertilize, fill, firm, flatten, flood, fossilize, fray, freeze, freshen, frost, fructify, fuse, gasify, gelatinize, gladden, granulate, gray, grow, halt, harden, harmonize, hasten, heal, heat, heighten, humidify, hush, hybridize, hydrogenate, ignite, improve, incinerate, increase, incubate, inflate, intensify, invert, iodize, ionize, kindle, laminate, lengthen, lessen, level, levitate, light, lighten, lignify, liquefy, loop, loose, loosen, macerate, magnetize, magnify, mature, mechanize, mellow, melt, mineralize, mobilize, moderate, modernize, modulate, moisten, motorize, muddy, multiply, mute, narrow, nasalize, nationalize, naturalize, neutralize, nitrify, normalize, objectify, obscure, open, operate, ossify, overturn, oxidize, pale, paralyze, pasteurize, perfect, petrify, polarize, polymerize, pop, popularize, proliferate, propagate, publicize, pulverize, purify, purple, putrefy, quadruple, quicken, quiet, quieten, rarefy, reanimate, redden, regularize, reopen, reproduce, resuscitate, reverse, revive, ripen, roughen, rupture, saponify, scorch, sear, secularize, sharpen, short, short-circuit, shorten, shrink, shrivel, shush, shut, sicken, silence, silver, singe, sink, slack, slacken, slim, slow, smooth, soak, sober, soften, solidify, sour, sovietize, sprout, stabilize, standardize, steady, steep, steepen, sterilize, stiffen, stratify, strengthen, submerge, subside, sunburn, sweeten, tame, tan, taper, tauten, tense, thaw, thicken, thin, tighten, tilt, tire, topple, toughen, tousle, tranquilize, treble, triple, ulcerate, unionize, urbanize, vaporize, vary, ventilate, vibrate, vitrify, volatilize, vulcanize, wake, waken, warm, weaken, westernize, wet, whiten, widen, worsen, yellow.
- lexical domain: Weather - verbs of raining, snowing, thawing, thundering
- more generic words: conflagrate / enkindle / inflame / kindle = cause to start burning
- arouse again
Alternative definition of the verb rekindle
- To kindle once again.
- To revive.
"Rekindle" is a 2011 comedy film written and directed by Marios Hamboulides.
- country: United Kingdom
- language: English Language
- production design by Jonathan Hurst
- written by Marios Hamboulides
- casting by Sarah Leung
- edited by Caroline Perjesi
- music by Simon Wallace, Simon Brint
- costume design by Suzanne Barnes
- genre: Comedy
- released in (4 years ago)
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Rekindle
Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):
by Regina Elliott
To rekindle means to “kindle again" — to ignite, light, set fire to, burst into flame, shake up, jolt, arouse, awaken, inspire, to enliven or energize. As a review we recall that passion means to have a strong, barely controllable emotion, to be eager ...
Once in a Lifetime (2014)
City-building after disaster in Christchurch by Kevin McCloud, Sally Blundell, Roger Sutton, Rebecca MacFie, David Sheppard, Gary Franklin
Rekindle is a social enterprise that enables the rerouting.
by David Grambs
to: INGEMINATE reject as spurious, to: ATHE- TIZE reject or condemn, to: ASPERNATE reject strongly, to: RESPUE rejoicing or celebrating together: CONGAUDENCE rekindle or relight, to: RELUME related by marriage: AFFINAL related on ...
(and Related Subjects) by K.L. Kosanke, Barry T. Sturman, Robert M. Winokur, B.J. Kosanke
REKINDLE – The ...
A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions, Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1871)
by Richard Soule
Rekindle, reillumine, ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
take up, update 7 correct, freshen, iterate, rebuild, rectify, refresh, remodel, reprise, restart, restore 8 continue, make over, rekindle, retrieve, revivify 9 modernize, refurbish, reinstate, reiterate, resurrect 10 ingeminate, reactivate, recommence, ...
by Maurice Waite
rekindle v. (rekindles, rekindling, rekindled) 1 revive a past feeling, hope, or interest. 2 relight a fire. relapse v. /ri-laps/ (relapses, relapsing, relapsed) 1 (of a sick or injured person) become ill again after a period of improvement. 2 (relapse ...
Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Rekindle
Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:
Photos about Rekindle
Click on an item to view that photo:
- Rekindle the Season
Photo credit: michaeljzealot
- Rekindle the Season, Rekindle the Spirit
Photo credit: michaeljzealot
- Rekindle the Season
Photo credit: michaeljzealot
Video about Rekindle
Video shows what rekindle means. To kindle once again.. To revive.. Rekindle Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say rekindle.
See also the pronunciation examples of Rekindle!
Quotes about Rekindle
Men of integrity, by their very existence, rekindle the belief that as a people we can live above the level of moral squalor. We need that belief; a cynical community is a corrupt community. (John W. Gardner)
more quotes about rekindle...
Scrabble value of R1E1K5I1N1D2L1E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of REKINDLE
What do you get if you rearrange the letters?
See also the blanagrams of Rekindle!
Share this page
Go to the usage examples of Rekindle to see it in context!