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  Definition of trigger
  1. an act that sets in motion some course of events
  2. lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun
  3. a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen
  4. release or pull the trigger on; "Trigger a gun"
  5. put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"
Similar Words: induction, initiation, gun trigger, trip, actuate, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off

 

Hyponyms: fomentation, instigation, hair trigger, plutonium trigger, plutonium pit

 

Entailments: fire, discharge

 

Part Meronyms: gun

 

Derivational Morphology: originate, initiate, start, lead up, induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, make, induct, trip, actuate, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off, gun trigger, activation, induction, initiation, actuator, act, human action, human activity, propulsion, actuation, tripper

 

 
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