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Definition of trigger:

  1. A catch to hold the wheel of a carriage on a declivity.
  2. A piece, as a lever, which is connected with a catch or detent as a means of releasing it; especially ( Firearms), the part of a lock which is moved by the finger to release the cock and discharge the piece.

Synonyms:

travel, chamber, aerate, flood back, depart, flick, inductance, stir, pique, trigger off, cause, remind, galvanize, gauge, bring out, coax, origination, dissuade, persuade, activate, engage, elicitation, convince, lead to, installation, explode, bring about, bore, induction, spark off, control, calibre, knowledgeableness, knowledgeability, barrel, inaugurate, gun trigger, set forth, stir up, cancel, innovation, make, bring on, jog someone's memory, refresh someone's memory, stumble, actuate, work up, blow up, set-off, effect, turn on, hammer, trip up, come to, introduction, incitation, incitement, generalization, eject, excite, spur, instigation, trip, offset, flash, initiation, bring back, ingenerate, trip out, recall, sparkle, evocation, prevail on, stimulus, inflame, run, urge on, secure, form, detonate, touch off, clip, effectuate, butt, caliber, create, jaunt, instauration, egg on, institution, prick, spark, invent, catalyze, generalisation, awake, incite, creation, generate, inductive reasoning, part, foundation, result in, set out, start off, occasion, bring, get off, start, start out, bring/call someone/something to mind, take off, founding.

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