Definitions for igniteɪgˈnaɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ignite, light(verb)

    cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat

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

  2. erupt, ignite, catch fire, take fire, combust, conflagrate(verb)

    start to burn or burst into flames

    "Marsh gases ignited suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously"

  3. inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire up(verb)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. ignite(Verb)

    to set fire to (something), to light (something)

  2. ignite(Verb)

    to spark off (something), to enthuse

  3. ignite(Verb)

    to commence burning.

  4. Origin: From ignitus, past participle of ignio. Derived from ignis, from h₁ngʷni- and, thus, related to Sanskrit अग्नि, Lithuanian ugnis and Russian .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ignite(verb)

    to kindle or set on fire; as, to ignite paper or wood

  2. Ignite(verb)

    to subject to the action of intense heat; to heat strongly; -- often said of incombustible or infusible substances; as, to ignite iron or platinum

  3. Ignite(verb)

    to take fire; to begin to burn

  4. Origin: [L. ignitus, p. p. of ignire to ignite, fr. ignis fire. See Igneous.]

Freebase

  1. Ignite

    Ignite is a program for gifted and talented young people in South Australia, created in 1997 and formerly known as SHIP. It is administered by the South Australian Department of Education and Children's Services.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ignite

    ig-nīt′, v.t. to set on fire, to kindle: to render luminous with heat.—v.i. to take fire: to burn.—n. Ignitibil′ity.—adj. Ignīt′ible, that may be ignited.—n. Igni′tion, act of setting on fire: state of being kindled, and esp. of being made red hot. [L. ignīre, ignītum, to set on fire—ignis, fire.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ignite in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ignite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Corey Reum:

    We're lucky it didn't ignite.

  2. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    To teach, ignite the fire of desire to learn.

  3. Las Vegas -LRB- CNN -RRB-:

    He's a fine man, but he doesn't ignite the enthusiasm like he needs to.

  4. Omar Mateen:

    You people are gon na get it and I ’m gon na ignite it if they try to do anything stupid.

  5. William Furman:

    If they roll, release and ignite from friction or drag, they will ignite others that aren't jacketed or insulated.

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