verb -lights, -lighting, -lighted or -lit

to ignite or cause to ignite again

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Related Words for relight

renew, revive, revitalize, relight

Examples from the Web for relight

Historical Examples of relight

  • Tresler shook his head, and paused in his work to relight his pipe.

    The Night Riders

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • The spring shower was as brief as it was violent, but the wood would not relight.

  • "Show him in," he said, at length, and began to relight his cigar.

    The Ivory Snuff Box

    Arnold Fredericks

  • The chauffeurs had hurried off to relight the lamps of the cars.

    Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo

    E. Phillips Oppenheim

  • "I'm coming," he stammered; and it was the noise of a match Emma had struck to relight the lamp.

    Madame Bovary

    Gustave Flaubert