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  Words related to trigger

Related / Similar Words: induction, initiation, gun trigger, trip, actuate, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off

 

Definition:
  • an act that sets in motion some course of events;
  • lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun;
  • a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen;
  • release or pull the trigger on; "Trigger a gun";
  • put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits";

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    Hyponyms: fomentation, instigation, hair trigger, plutonium trigger, plutonium pit

     

    Entailments: fire, discharge

     

    Part Meronyms: gun

     

    Derivational Morphology: originate, initiate, start, lead up, induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, make, induct, trip, actuate, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off, gun trigger, activation, induction, initiation, actuator, act, human action, human activity, propulsion, actuation, tripper

     

     
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