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Synonyms and Antonyms of trigger

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trigger

synonym (synonym of trigger)

hypernym (trigger IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen (noun.artifact)
    an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose (noun.artifact)
     
  • an act that sets in motion some course of events (noun.act)
    the act of causing something to happen (noun.act)
     
  • lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun (noun.artifact)
    a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum (noun.artifact)
     
  • put in motion or move to act (verb.creation)
    take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of (verb.creation)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF trigger relation)

  • a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen (noun.artifact)
    a steel or beryllium sphere containing plutonium 239 that triggers nuclear fission when compressed by explosives (noun.artifact)
     
  • an act that sets in motion some course of events (noun.act)
    deliberate and intentional triggering (of trouble or discord) (noun.act)
     
  • lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun (noun.artifact)
    a gun trigger that responds with little pressure (noun.artifact)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (noun.artifact)
    a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel) (noun.artifact)
     

entail (entailment relations of trigger)

  • release or pull the trigger on (verb.competition)
    cause to go off (verb.competition)
     

cause (cause to relations of trigger)

derivation (.... is derived from trigger)

  • an act that sets in motion some course of events (noun.act)
    set in motion, start an event or prepare the way for (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    introduce or initiate (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    bring into being (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    put in motion or move to act (verb.creation)
     
  • lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun (noun.artifact)
    release or pull the trigger on (verb.competition)
     
  • put in motion or move to act (verb.creation)
    something that people do or cause to happen (noun.tops)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of propelling (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an act that sets in motion some course of events (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mechanism that puts something into automatic action (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a catch mechanism that acts as a switch (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.process)
    stimulation of activity in an organism or chemical (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.quantity)
    a small but noticeable trace of some quality that might become stronger (noun.quantity)
     
  • release or pull the trigger on (verb.competition)
    lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun (noun.artifact)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part meronym entail cause derivation gun trigger induction initiation activate actuate set off causation causing lever device initiate pioneer fomentation instigation hair trigger plutonium pit plutonium trigger gun discharge fire come about fall out go on hap happen occur initiate lead up cause get induct originate

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