If you are involved in an auto accident and you keep replaying it over and over in your mind, this is an example of when you relive the accident.
transitive verb-·lived′, -·liv′ing
verbre·lived, re·liv·ing, re·lives
(third-person singular simple present relives, present participle reliving, simple past and past participle relived)
- (intransitive) To come back to life.
- To experience (something) again; to live over again. [from 18th c.]
- I relive that horrible accident every night and wake screaming, just as I screamed when it happened.
From re- +"Ž live.