verb (used with object), ig·nit·ed, ig·nit·ing.
verb (used without object), ig·nit·ed, ig·nit·ing.
Origin of ignite
Synonyms for ignite
Examples from the Web for re-ignite
Contemporary Examples of re-ignite
El Zomor said his attempts to re-ignite talks between the army and the Brotherhood showed signs of progress.Egypt's Army and Muslim Brotherhood Are Negotiating, Says Islamist Leader
October 16, 2013
Historical Examples of re-ignite
I re-ignite my extinguished lamp, and take a peep into the studio.The Pearl of the Antilles, or An Artist in Cuba
Word Origin for ignite
1660s, from Latin ignitus, past participle of ignire "set on fire," from ignis "fire" (see igneous). Attested earlier as an adjective (1550s). Related: Ignited; igniting.