What is the definition of trigger?

Definitions for trigger

  • noun - an act that sets in motion some course of events
  • verb - release or pull the trigger on; "Trigger a gun"
  • verb - put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"
  • noun - lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun
  • noun - a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen
  • Pronounciation of trigger

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    Synonyms for trigger

    induction initiation gun trigger actuate spark activate trigger off set off touch off trip spark off

    Antonyms for trigger

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    Holonyms for trigger

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    Hypernyms for trigger

    causing lever causation device pioneer initiate

    Hyponyms for trigger

    plutonium trigger fomentation plutonium pit instigation hair trigger

    Meronyms for trigger

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    Sounds like trigger

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