set off

What is the definition of set off?

Definitions for set off

  • verb - cause to burst with a violent release of energy; "We exploded the nuclear bomb"
  • verb - set in motion or cause to begin; "The guide set the tour off to a good start"
  • verb - direct attention to
  • verb - provoke or stir up; "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people"
  • verb - put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"
  • verb - leave; "The family took off for Florida"
  • verb - make up for; "His skills offset his opponent's superior strength"
  • Pronounciation of set off

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    Synonyms for set off

    blow up stir up activate touch off start out cancel bring out trip spark off depart set forth offset explode incite actuate spark part set out detonate instigate trigger trigger off start take off

    Antonyms for set off

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    Holonyms for set off

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    Hypernyms for set off

    lead off emphasize accentuate pioneer balance start emphasise provoke leave equilibrate change integrity commence punctuate stimulate go forth equilibrize begin stress accent initiate go away equilibrise

    Hyponyms for set off

    pick up play up roar off sally out counterbalance foreground raise blaze counteract fulminate highlight take off blaze out countervail dynamite spotlight lift off sally forth neutralize

    Meronyms for set off

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    Sounds like set off

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