HyperDic: ignite

English > 4 senses of the word ignite:
VERBweatherignite, lightcause to start burning
weatherignite, erupt, catch fire, take fire, combust, conflagratestart to burn or burst into flames
emotionignite, inflame, stir up, wake, heat, fire uparouse or excite feelings and passions
changeignite, fire, lightstart or maintain a fire in
ignite > pronunciation
Soundsihgnay't
Rhymesacolyte ... write: 181 rhymes with ayt...
English > ignite: 4 senses > verb 1, weather
MeaningCause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter"
Synonymlight
Cause toburn, combustUndergo combustion
Entailed byset ablaze, set aflame, set on fire, set afireSet fire to
Narrowerflare upignite quickly and suddenly, especially after having died down
kindle, enkindle, conflagrate, inflameCause to start burning
light up, fire up, lightBegin to smoke
light upignite
reigniteignite anew, as of something burning
Broaderburn, combustCause to burn or combust
Oppositesnuff out, blow out, extinguish, quenchPut out, as of fires, flames, or lights
Spanishencender, incendiar, prender
Catalanabrandar, encendre
Adjectivesignitable, ignitiblecapable of burning
Nounsigniter, ignitora device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires
igniter, ignitora substance used to ignite or kindle a fire / fire
ignitionthe act of setting something on fire
ignitionthe process of initiating combustion or catching fire
English > ignite: 4 senses > verb 2, weather
Meaningstart to burn or burst into flames.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"Marsh gases ignited suddenly"
Synonymserupt, catch fire, take fire, combust, conflagrate
Narrowerblow outerupt in an uncontrolled manner
catchstart burning
light upstart to burn with a bright flame
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Similar toburn, combustCause to burn or combust
Spanishencenderse, encender, inflamarse, prender
Catalanabrandar, encendre's, encendre, inflamar-se
Adjectivesignitable, ignitiblecapable of burning
Nounsignitionthe act of setting something on fire
English > ignite: 4 senses > verb 3, emotion
MeaningArouse or excite feelings and passions.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor"
Synonymsinflame, stir up, wake, heat, fire up
Narrowerfermentwork up into agitation or excitement / excitement
Broaderarouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provokeCall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
Spanishcalentar, encender, inflamar
English > ignite: 4 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningStart or maintain a fire in.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsfire, light
Caused byfire, flame upBecome ignited

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