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Synonyms for kindle

Synonyms for (verb) kindle

Synonyms: kindle, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, arouse, raise, provoke Definition: call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses) Usage: arouse pity; raise a smile; evoke sympathy

Similar words: make, create Definition: make or cause to be or to become Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor

Synonyms: kindle, enkindle, inflame, conflagrate Definition: cause to start burning Usage: The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds

Similar words: light, ignite Definition: cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat Usage: Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter; Light a cigarette

Synonyms: inflame, kindle Definition: catch fire Usage: The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles

Similar words: flare up Definition: ignite quickly and suddenly, especially after having died down Usage: the fire flared up and died down once again