Associations to the word «Ignite»

Wiktionary

IGNITE, verb. (transitive) to set fire to (something), to light (something)
IGNITE, verb. (transitive) to spark off (something), to enthuse
IGNITE, verb. (intransitive) to commence burning.
IGNITE, verb. (chemistry) (transitive) To subject to the action of intense heat; to heat strongly; often said of incombustible or infusible substances.

Dictionary definition

IGNITE, verb. Cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat; "Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter"; "Light a cigarette".
IGNITE, verb. Start to burn or burst into flames; "Marsh gases ignited suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously".
IGNITE, 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".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.