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touches off

verb
present tense third-person singular of touch off

Synonyms & Antonyms of touches off

to cause to function
  • his obscene comment touched off a heated debate about the need for censorship on live broadcasts

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touches down

touches off

touches (on)

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“Touches off.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/touches%20off. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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