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Synonyms for spark
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flicker, spark, glintnoun

    a momentary flash of light

    Synonyms:
    twinkle, waver, sparkle, discharge, flicker, glint, arc, light, flutter, electric discharge, electric arc

  2. sparkle, twinkle, spark, lightnoun

    merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance

    "he had a sparkle in his eye"; "there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes"

    Synonyms:
    illumination, arc, coruscation, lightness, lighting, sparkling, sparkle, light source, flicker, brightness level, igniter, visible light, discharge, electric arc, glister, glitter, brightness, luminosity, lighter, visible radiation, luminousness, scintillation, luminance, light, glint, twinkle, glisten, ignitor, electric discharge

  3. discharge, spark, arc, electric arc, electric dischargenoun

    electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field

    Synonyms:
    dismissal, arc, firing, waiver, firing off, dismission, flicker, sack, discharge, venting, liberation, release, bow, sacking, sparkle, run, emission, electric arc, expelling, light, glint, twinkle, outpouring, electric discharge

  4. sparknoun

    a small but noticeable trace of some quality that might become stronger

    "a spark of interest"; "a spark of decency"

    Synonyms:
    twinkle, sparkle, discharge, flicker, glint, arc, light, electric discharge, electric arc

  5. Spark, Muriel Spark, Dame Muriel Spark, Muriel Sarah Sparknoun

    Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918)

    Synonyms:
    twinkle, sparkle, discharge, flicker, glint, arc, light, electric discharge, electric arc

  6. sparkverb

    a small fragment of a burning substance thrown out by burning material or by friction

    Synonyms:
    twinkle, sparkle, discharge, flicker, glint, arc, light, electric discharge, electric arc

  7. trip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch offverb

    put in motion or move to act

    "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"

    Synonyms:
    jaunt, trip out, start, incite, detonate, offset, get off, motivate, trip up, propel, take off, explode, instigate, trigger off, move, part, trigger, trip, depart, set off, stumble, prompt, turn on, activate, spark off, touch off, blow up, bring out, travel, start out, sparkle, set forth, actuate, stir up, cancel, aerate, set out

  8. spark, sparkleverb

    emit or produce sparks

    "A high tension wire, brought down by a storm, can continue to spark"

    Synonyms:
    scintillate, form bubbles, effervesce, actuate, fizz, sparkle, coruscate, spark off, trip, trigger off, touch off, trigger, froth, activate, foam, set off

Editors Contribution

  1. firestarter

    small bit of fire starting

    Submitted by rinat on August 11, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sparknoun

    Synonyms:
    sparkle, scintillation, particle of fire, scintilla

  2. sparknoun

    Synonyms:
    germ, element, active principle

  3. sparknoun

    Synonyms:
    gallant, beau, buck; gay, dashing fellow

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sparkverb

    Synonyms:
    court, woo, philander

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "spark":

    sharara, sparks, ignites, sparkle, trigger, glimmer, moxie, ignite

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Spark":

    Matt Willox

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How to use spark in a sentence?

  1. Michael Antonelli:

    There was a reinforcement of weak manufacturing activity and then you had the geopolitical spark.

  2. Dr. Jose P. Rizal:

    You must shatter the vase to spread its perfume, and smite the rock to get the spark!" (El Filibusterismo)

  3. Robin Williams:

    You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.

  4. George Gordon Byron:

    Yes, Love indeed is light from heaven A spark of that immortal fire With angels shared, by Allah given To lift from earth our low desire.

  5. R. I. Fitzhenry:

    Uncertainty and mystery are energies of life. Don't let them scare you unduly, for they keep boredom at bay and spark creativity.


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