Synonyms of kindle in English:

kindle


See definition of kindle

verb

1‘he kindled a fire of dry grass’

SYNONYMS

light, ignite, set alight, set light to, set on fire, set fire to, put a match to, set burning, get going, start, touch off, spark

informal torch

ANTONYMS

douse, extinguish, put out

2‘it was Elvis who kindled my interest in music’

SYNONYMS

rouse, arouse, wake, waken, awaken, quicken

stimulate, inspire, stir up, call forth, bring into being, call into being, draw forth, bring out, excite, evoke, pique, whet, stir, provoke, spur, fire, inflame, trigger, prompt, induce, encourage, actuate, activate, touch off, spark off, set off, set going, incite, promote, engender, generate

literary enkindle