- to experience again, as an emotion.
- to live (one's life) again.
- to live again.
Origin of relive
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Examples from the Web for reliving
Reached by phone, he did not appear interested in reliving the ordeal.Web Sleuths Get It Wrong Again in Ferguson
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Before he finishes, he will have broken down in tears, recounting and reliving the nightmare that has been his life.LGBT Asylum Seekers Need America More Than Ever
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Each one, Kerry says, is like reliving the day he disappeared.Authorities Test Roma Man To See If He’s Missing Boy Ben Needham
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I was reliving what had just happened, trying to find an explanation for what I was going through.Inside Gaddafi’s Harem: The Story of a Girl’s Abduction
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If you're interested in reliving the local housing market's rise and fall, I highly recommend this discussion forum.Is DC Real Estate Headed Up or Down?
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To go about Boston with my young wife was like reliving one by one my student days.A Daughter of the Middle Border
Five seconds after she went to sleep, Sue was reliving one of her yesterdays.The Duck-footed Hound
James Arthur Kjelgaard
The youth was reliving it, Edith saw, and perhaps painfully.The Trial of Callista Blake
Dulaq was reliving the part of the duel that had caused the shock.The Dueling Machine
Benjamin William Bova
Her thoughts were in the past, and she was reliving the years that were gone.Lancashire Idylls (1898)
- (tr) to experience (a sensation, event, etc) again, esp in the imagination
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Word Origin and History for reliving
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