Synonyms of ignite in English:

ignite


See definition of ignite

verb

1‘he got to safety moments before the petrol ignited’

SYNONYMS

catch fire, catch, burst into flames, be set off, erupt, explode

burn up, burn, flame up

rare kindle

ANTONYMS

go out

2‘he lit a cigarette which ignited the petrol fumes’

SYNONYMS

light, set fire to, set on fire, set alight, set burning, fire, kindle, inflame, touch off

informal put a match to, set a match to

ANTONYMS

extinguish

3‘the campaign failed to ignite voter interest’

SYNONYMS

arouse, kindle, trigger, spark, instigate, excite, provoke, foment

agitate, stimulate, stir up, work up, whip up, incite, fuel, animate

ANTONYMS

dampen