Synonyms of touch something off in English:

touch something off

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1‘he touched off two of the bombs’


detonate, set off, trigger, explode, spark, spark off

2‘the plan touched off a major political storm’


initiate, set off, start, begin, set in motion, instigate, ignite, trigger, trigger off, stir up, provoke, foment, cause, give rise to, lead to, generate, actuate, launch