Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To undergo or experience again, especially in the imagination.
  • intransitive verb To live again.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To live again; revive.
  • To recall to life; reanimate; revive.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To recall to life; to revive.
  • intransitive verb To live again; to revive.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb intransitive To come back to life.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb experience again, often in the imagination

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From re- +‎ live.

Examples

  • And part of the problem, when you ask about Chris, you know, the specific incident and things like that, you know, the law was originally designed -- and still is -- that the complaining witness or the victim is not supposed to be identified and precisely so that there won't be these questions -- so they don't have to kind of relive it.

    CNN Transcript Sep 2, 2009

  • And part of the problem, when you ask about Chris, you know, the specific incident and things like that, you know, the law was originally designed -- and still is -- that the complaining witness or the victim is not supposed to be identified and precisely so that there won't be these questions -- so they don't have to kind of relive it.

    CNN Transcript Sep 5, 2009

  • Almost 15 years later, I wondered what it was going to feel like to 'relive' that surreal experience and just hoped that the film stayed true to the events and avoided the Hollywood schmaltz that often sensationalizes historical matters.

    Stacey Kalish: Invictus We Trust

  • You can kind of relive your own first sales through them.

    Talented newcomers

  • You can kind of relive your own first sales through them.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Who wants to kind of relive those days in your memory?

    CNN Transcript Jan 23, 2006

  • S. O'BRIEN: All victory for everybody really, because at the end of the day the show did so well and ABC gets to kind of relive it and anybody who was even slightly interested will watch.

    CNN Transcript Aug 22, 2005

  • And then you kind of relive, when you go down there, where you were, where you last saw someone, where I shook hands with Father Judge or Pete Ganci, you know, right before they died.

    CNN Transcript Sep 11, 2004

  • I guess, Colonel Eberly, you kind of relive it, huh?

    CNN Transcript Apr 19, 2003

  • And I'm ready to do that and I'm ready to kind of relive his steps.

    CNN Transcript Oct 19, 2001

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