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set off

synonym (synonym of set off)

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hypernym (set off IS A KIND OF .... relation)

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF set off relation)

  • cause to burst with a violent release of energy (verb.change)
    cause to explode violently and with loud noise (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    blow up with dynamite (verb.change)
     
  • direct attention to, as if by means of contrast (verb.change)
    lift out or reflect from a background (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project (verb.change)
     
  • leave (verb.motion)
    depart from the ground (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    leave (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move rapidly and as if blazing (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    set out in a sudden, energetic or violent manner (verb.motion)
     
  • make up for (verb.stative)
    oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions (verb.social)
     

cause (cause to relations of set off)

  • cause to burst with a violent release of energy (verb.change)
    burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction (verb.change)
     
  • provoke or stir up (verb.communication)
    perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) (verb.social)
     
  • put in motion or move to act (verb.creation)
    come to pass (verb.change)
     

derivation (.... is derived from set off)

synonym also hypernym hyponym cause derivation activate actuate depart part bring out blow up dispense with give up part with spare change integrity begin accent accentuate provoke stimulate fulminate dynamite pick up foreground raise blow up detonate explode act move come about burst explosion detonation cap blowup detonative

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