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Synonyms for trigger
ˈtrɪg ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gun trigger, trigger(noun)

    lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun

    Synonyms:
    induction, gun trigger, initiation

  2. trigger(noun)

    a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen

    Synonyms:
    induction, gun trigger, initiation

  3. trigger, induction, initiation(verb)

    an act that sets in motion some course of events

    Synonyms:
    elicitation, foundation, induction, evocation, introduction, generalization, creation, installation, generalisation, inductive reasoning, knowledgeability, institution, inductance, founding, gun trigger, initiation, instauration, knowledgeableness, origination, innovation

  4. 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, 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

  5. trigger(verb)

    release or pull the trigger on

    "Trigger a gun"

    Synonyms:
    set off, touch off, actuate, trigger off, spark, trip, spark off, activate

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