Definition of ignite:
break open, wake, stir up, awake, erupt, shake up, set fire to, belch, flash, throw a fit, touch a match to, singe, cremate, extravasate, brand, hit the roof, recrudesce, disturb, raise up, have a fit, agitate, push through, consume, fly off the handle, foment, break out, wake up, flip one's lid, blow a fuse, take fire, start, have kittens, incinerate, burst out, irrupt, burst, illume, hot, lose one's temper, come out, fire, awaken, get down, flare, enkindle, set on fire, set off, hit the ceiling, touch off, blow one's stack, heat up, light up, flare up, rouse, hot up, alight, break through, fire up, unhorse, commove, vex, char, blow up, arouse, torch, light, illuminate, flip one's wig, cauterize, perch, break, fall, inflame, get off, conflagrate, illumine, heat, incite, combust, strike a light, flame, scorch, come alive, waken, catch fire, dismount, go ballistic, burst into flames, start up, instigate, blaze.
- "The Lion and the Mouse A Story of an American Life", Charles Klein.
When satisfied of this, she put out her lamp, took up the furnace, and, though it was still hot from recent use, placed one hand over the draft, that the fire might not ignite too rapidly, and crept out of the cellar.- "Mabel's Mistake", Ann S. Stephens.
- "School and Home Cooking", Carlotta C. Greer.