Synonyms for (verb) catch fire

Synonyms: conflagrate, take fire, ignite, combust, catch fire, erupt

Definition: start to burn or burst into flames

Usage: Marsh gases ignited suddenly; The oily rags combusted spontaneously

Similar words: turn, change state

Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election