Synonyms of ignite in English:

ignite


See definition of ignite

verb

1‘he got to safety moments before the petrol ignited’

SYNONYMS
catch fire, catch, burst into flames, be set off, erupt, explode
burn up, burn, flame up
rare kindle
ANTONYMS

go out

2‘he lit a cigarette which ignited the petrol fumes’

SYNONYMS
light, set fire to, set on fire, set alight, set burning, fire, kindle, inflame, touch off
informal put a match to, set a match to
ANTONYMS

extinguish

3‘the campaign failed to ignite voter interest’

SYNONYMS
arouse, kindle, trigger, spark, instigate, excite, provoke, foment
agitate, stimulate, stir up, work up, whip up, incite, fuel, animate
ANTONYMS

dampen