Definitions for kindleˈkɪn dl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kindle, inflame(verb)

    catch fire

    "The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles"

  2. kindle, enkindle, conflagrate, inflame(verb)

    cause to start burning

    "The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds"

  3. arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke(verb)

    call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

    "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"

Wiktionary

  1. kindle(Noun)

    A collective term for a group of kittens.

    A kindle of kittens.

  2. kindle(Verb)

    To start (a fire) or light (a torch).

    Please kindle a fire in the barbecue.

  3. kindle(Verb)

    To arouse or inspire (a passion, etc).

    He kindled an enthusiasm for the project in his fellow workers.

  4. Origin: From kynda

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kindle

    to bring forth young

  2. Kindle(verb)

    to set on fire; to cause to burn with flame; to ignite; to cause to begin burning; to start; to light; as, to kindle a match, or shavings

  3. Kindle(verb)

    fig.: To inflame, as the passions; to rouse; to provoke; to excite to action; to heat; to fire; to animate; to incite; as, to kindle anger or wrath; to kindle the flame of love, or love into a flame

  4. Kindle(verb)

    to take fire; to begin to burn with flame; to start as a flame

  5. Kindle(verb)

    fig.: To begin to be excited; to grow warm or animated; to be roused or exasperated

Anagrams of kindle »

  1. linked

  2. delink

  3. kilned


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