What is the meaning of ignite?


  • Cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat.
    • usage: "Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter"; "Light a cigarette"
  • Start to burn or burst into flames.
    • usage: "Marsh gases ignited suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously"
  • Arouse or excite feelings and passions.
    • usage: "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"
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