/ (riːˈlaɪt) /

verb-lights, -lighting, -lighted or -lit
  1. to ignite or cause to ignite again

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How to use relight in a sentence

  • At dessert, he would relight his pipe—a little gray pipe—get up and go into the garden, where we followed.

    Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2 | Gustave Flaubert
  • The light was out, but by crouching down and turning her back to the wind, Jack managed to relight it.

    The Ranch Girls at Rainbow Lodge | Margaret Vandercook
  • "Presidential year," said Michael Malone, as he struck a match to relight the pipe that had gone out.

    West Wind Drift | George Barr McCutcheon
  • He groped for his tinder-box, and having found it, proceeded to relight the tiny tallow dip.

  • Give me a match and let me relight the lamp, so we can see who it is.

    The White Rose of Memphis | William C. Falkner