Examples of ignite in a Sentence
The fire was ignited by sparks.
The paper ignited on contact with sparks.
a material that ignites easily
Three wins in a row ignited the team.
His proposal is igniting opposition.
Recent Examples of ignite from the Web
Glendale 8, Arcadia 2: Viviana Bocanegra finished with two hits, including a solo home run, three runs scored and three runs batted in Thursday to ignite the host Nitros in a Pacific League contest.
On Tuesday, Pruitt made headlines after laying out plans to roll back Obama-era fuel standards in a move seen as a win for automakers, but one that is likely to ignite a major political and legal battle.
Pruitt is pitching the rollback of greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy standards as something that will benefit consumers and the car industry, but it's expected to ignite a firestorm of criticism in Washington.
In the deciding game, Washington nailed a shot from nearly midcourt to ignite a Germantown rally, but the Tribunes scored eight points in a row to win.
In November, one mistake is enough to ignite a rant challenging a guard's manhood and self-worth.
But there was nothing to ignite the interests of 5-year-olds.
With their offense failing to ignite, ’Nova grinded its way to the Final Four with grit, determination, and straitjacket defense that would have made late ’Nova coach Rollie Massimino proud.
If your 2018 resolution is to ignite a passion within you, this is the city for you.
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Origin and Etymology of ignite
First Known Use: 1666See Words from the same year
IGNITE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ignite for English Language Learners
: to set (something) on fire : to cause (something) to burn
: to begin burning : to catch fire
: to give life or energy to (someone or something)
IGNITE Defined for Kids
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