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relive

[ree-liv] /riˈlɪv/
verb (used with object), relived, reliving.
1.
to experience again, as an emotion.
2.
to live (one's life) again.
verb (used without object), relived, reliving.
3.
to live again.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; re- + live1
Related forms
relivable, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for reliving

relive

/riːˈlɪv/
verb
1.
(transitive) to experience (a sensation, event, etc) again, esp in the imagination
Derived Forms
relivable, adjective
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Word Origin and History for reliving
relive
1540s, "to come to life again" (also "to restore to life again"), from re- "back, again" + live (v.). Meaning "to experience over again" is attested from c.1711.
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