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Synonyms for touch off

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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, spark, trip up, propel, take off, explode, instigate, trigger off, move, part, trigger, trip, depart, set off, stumble, prompt, turn on, activate, spark off, blow up, bring out, travel, start out, sparkle, set forth, actuate, stir up, cancel, aerate, set out

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. touch off

    Synonyms:
    delineate (lightly), touch, sketch, mark out

  2. touch off

    Synonyms:
    discharge, apply the match to

How to pronounce touch off?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say touch off in sign language?

  1. touchoff

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#207part
#220travel
#474start
#1142move
#1706trip
#3439cancel
#5179offset
#6394prompt
#6906trigger
#10049activate
#10105depart
#10274spark
#17533sparkle
#18201explode
#18233motivate
#24734stumble
#33849actuate
#33969propel
#42683incite
#69319detonate
#71096jaunt
#76428instigate
#144382aerate

How to use touch off in a sentence?

  1. Mainland Affairs Council:

    The academics believe that there is no room for ambiguity across the Taiwan Strait, and suggests the government maintain its current policy position, strive to participate in the WHO and show goodwill to mainland Chinese suffering from the virus, additionally, minor incidents which could touch off a war across the Taiwan Strait should be avoided, that could become a pressure release point for the Chinese Communists to alleviate internal pressure.

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