Trigger Meaning and Definition


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Trigger meaning

Word: Trigger

How to pronounce: ˈtrɪgə

Noun

Definitions:

1. A small device that releases a spring or catch and so sets off a mechanism, especially in order to fire a gun.

Example sentences: "He pulled the trigger of the shotgun"

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Cause (an event or situation) to happen or exist.

Example sentences: "An allergy can be triggered by stress or overwork"


Synonyms:

initiate

start up

start

run

set off

detonator

cause

induce

invoke

elicit

provoke

evoke

initiation

latch

crank

triggering mechanism

trigger mechanism

hair trigger

starting mechanism

activate

actuate

turn on

trigger signal

trip

hammer

spark


Derivations:

trigged

trigging

trig

triggering

triggered


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Trigger in Other Languages...

Spanish: Desencadenar

German: Auslösen

French: Déclencher

Italian: Innescare

Turkish: Tetikleyici


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