Definitions for trigger

Definitions for (noun) trigger

Main entry: trigger, induction, initiation

Definition: an act that sets in motion some course of events

Main entry: gun trigger, trigger

Definition: lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun

Main entry: trigger

Definition: a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen

Definitions for (verb) trigger

Main entry: trigger

Definition: release or pull the trigger on

Usage: Trigger a gun

Main entry: set off, spark, spark off, activate, actuate, trigger, trigger off, trip, touch off

Definition: put in motion or move to act

Usage: trigger a reaction; actuate the circuits

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