Set off - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 07/12/2019

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Set off.

8 letter answer(s) to set off

ACTUATED
  1. put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"
  2. give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career"
  3. moved to action; "a man actuated by unworthy desired"
DETONATE
  1. burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction;"the bomb detonated at noon"; "The Molotov cocktail exploded"
  2. cause to burst with a violent release of energy; "We exploded the nuclear bomb"
  3. Explode
INITIATE
  1. people who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity;
  2. set in motion, start an event or prepare the way for; "Hitler's attack on Poland led up to World War II"
  3. someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
  4. bring up a topic for discussion
  5. someone new to a field or activity
  6. bring into being; "He initiated a new program"; "Start a foundation"
  7. take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of; "This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants"
  8. accept people into an exclusive society or group, usually with some rite; "African men are initiated when they reach puberty"

5 letter answer(s) to set off

APART
  1. not taken into account or excluded from consideration; "these problems apart, the country is doing well"; "all joking aside, I think you're crazy"
  2. into parts or pieces; "he took his father's watch apart"; "split apart"; "torn asunder"
  3. separated or at a distance in place or position or time; "These towns are many miles apart"; "stood with his legs apart"; "born two years apart"
  4. one from the other; "people can't tell the twins apart"
  5. placed or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose; "had a feeling of being set apart"; "quality sets it apart"; "a day set aside for relaxing"
  6. away from another or others; "they grew apart over the years"; "kept apart from the group out of shyness"; "decided to live apart"
  7. remote and separate physically or socially; "existed over the centuries as a world apart"; "preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson; "tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization"; "an obscure
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9 letter answer(s) to set off

DETONATED
  1. Explode
  2. burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction;"the bomb detonated at noon"; "The Molotov cocktail exploded"
  3. cause to burst with a violent release of energy; "We exploded the nuclear bomb"
TRIGGERED
  1. release or pull the trigger on; "Trigger a gun"
  2. put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"

6 letter answer(s) to set off

IGNITE
  1. start to burn or burst into flames; "Marsh gases ignited suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously"
  2. arouse or excite feelings and passions; "The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor"; "The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world"; "Wake old feelings of hatred"
  3. cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat; "Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter"; "Light a cigarette"

3 letter answer(s) to set off

IRK
  1. annoy
  2. irritate or vex; "It galls me that we lost the suit"

7 letter answer(s) to set off

TRIGGER
  1. put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"
  2. a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen
  3. an act that sets in motion some course of events
  4. release or pull the trigger on; "Trigger a gun"
  5. lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun

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