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ignite meaning and definition

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Definition of ignite (verb)

  1. cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat
    • "Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter"; "Light a cigarette"
    • synonyms: light
    • antonym: blow out
  2. start to burn or burst into flames
  3. 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"
    • synonyms: fire up, heat, inflame, stir up, wake
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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