Textual thesaurus for "ignite"

(verb) inflame, heat, stir up, wake, fire up

arouse or excite feelings and passions

The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor; The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world; Wake old feelings of hatred

(verb) light

cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat

Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter; Light a cigarette

(verb) conflagrate, take fire, combust, catch fire, erupt

start to burn or burst into flames

Marsh gases ignited suddenly; The oily rags combusted spontaneously