HyperDic: touch_off

English > 1 sense of the expression touch off:
VERBcreationtouch off, trip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger offput in motion or move to act
English > touch off: 1 sense > verb 1, creation
Meaningput in motion or move to act.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymstrip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off
Cause tohappen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take placeCome to pass
Broaderinitiate, pioneerTake the lead or initiative in
Spanishaccionar, activar, desencadenar, provocar
Catalanaccionar, activar

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