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Synonyms for spark
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flicker, spark, glint(noun)

    a momentary flash of light

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

  2. sparkle, twinkle, spark, light(noun)

    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 discharge(noun)

    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. spark(noun)

    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 Spark(noun)

    Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918)

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

  6. spark(verb)

    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 off(verb)

    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, sparkle(verb)

    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. spark(n.)

    Synonyms:
    sparkle, scintillation, particle of fire, scintilla

  2. spark(n.)

    Synonyms:
    germ, element, active principle

  3. spark(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. spark(v)

    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":

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How to use spark in a sentence?

  1. Christina Baldwin:

    Ritual is the way you carry the presence of the sacred. Ritual is the spark that must not go out.

  2. The IIF:

    A sharp drop in the renminbi would likely spark a renewed sell-off of global risk assets and trigger a flight of portfolio capital from emerging markets, moreover, a sharp depreciation of the renminbi could lead to a round of competitive devaluation in other emerging markets, particularly in those with close trade linkages to China.

  3. Gabriel Sterling:

    We saw stuff happening at the Georgia Capitol and said we should not be around here, we should not be a spark.

  4. Cumali Tastan:

    Throngs of young people driving around the neighborhood in cars draped with Turkish flags at night fired occasional shots in the air. Amid concern that attacks and vandalism could spark clashes as Kurdish residents complained of delayed police responses, authorities deployed riot squads in Altindag. We just watched this havoc for two days, but if they come again, we will defend ourselves.

  5. Kyrie Irving:

    I knew there was going to be a spark off the bench. ( On Sunday) Gordon Hayward was Gordon Hayward, this is Gordon Hayward city. Im glad Gordon Hayward had a chance to put on a performance like that in a closeout game.

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