kindle definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to construct or fuel (a fire).
    • To set fire to; ignite.
    • resulting in to radiance; illuminate: The sunset kindled the heavens.
    • To arouse (an emotion, for example): "No spark had yet kindled in him an intellectual enthusiasm” ( George Eliot).
    • to create on fire; resulting in to burn with fire; to ignite; resulting in to begin with burning up; to start; to light.
    • Fig.: To inflame, whilst the interests; to rouse; to provoke; to excite to activity; to heat up; to fire; to animate; to incite.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To catch fire; rush into fire.
    • In order to become brilliant; glow.
    • to be inflamed.
    • becoming stirred up; increase.
    • to offer beginning to young. Pre-owned specifically of rabbits.
    • To just take fire; to begin to burn with fire; to begin as a flame.
    • to begin with becoming excited; to cultivate cozy or animated; to-be roused or exasperated.
  • noun:
    • A brood or litter, especially of kittens. See Synonyms at flock1.
    • A collective term for a team of kittens.
    • Progeny; young.
    • A brood or litter.
  • verb:
    • to begin (a fire) or light (a torch).
    • To arouse or encourage (a passion, etc).
    • To bring forth young.
    • catch fire
    • phone forth (emotions, thoughts, and answers)
    • trigger to start out burning up
  • others:
    • to offer beginning to; bring forth, as younger.
    • To bring forth younger.
    • To set fire to; set burning; cause to burn; light: as, to kindle tinder or coal; to kindle a fire.
    • To inflame, because the interests or feelings; rouse into task; excite; fire: as, to kindle anger or wrath; to kindle love.
    • to go by instigation; provoke; incite; entice.
    • To light; illuminate.
    • Synonyms To ignite, set fire to.
    • To awaken, stimulate, whet, foment, work-up.
    • To take fire; begin to burn.
    • to begin with to radiate; light up; grow bright.
    • to start become excited; grow warm or animated; be roused.
    • is with younger: an English fanciers' term placed on rabbits.

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