Synonyms for spark

Synonyms for (noun) spark

Synonyms: spark, sparkle, twinkle, light

Definition: merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance

Usage: he had a sparkle in his eye; there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes

Similar words: verve, vitality

Definition: an energetic style


Similar words: aspect, expression, face, facial expression, look

Definition: the feelings expressed on a person's face

Usage: a sad expression; a look of triumph; an angry face


Synonyms: flicker, glint, spark

Definition: a momentary flash of light

Similar words: flash

Definition: a sudden intense burst of radiant energy


Synonyms: spark

Definition: a small fragment of a burning substance thrown out by burning material or by friction

Similar words: fragment

Definition: a piece broken off or cut off of something else

Usage: a fragment of rock


Synonyms: Dame Muriel Spark, Muriel Sarah Spark, Muriel Spark, Spark

Definition: Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918)

Similar words: writer, author

Definition: writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)


Synonyms: spark, arc, discharge, electric arc, electric discharge

Definition: electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field

Similar words: electrical conduction

Definition: the passage of electricity through a conductor


Synonyms: spark

Definition: a small but noticeable trace of some quality that might become stronger

Usage: a spark of interest; a spark of decency

Similar words: hint, trace, suggestion

Definition: a just detectable amount

Usage: he speaks French with a trace of an accent

Synonyms for (verb) spark

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: initiate, pioneer

Definition: take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of

Usage: This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants


Synonyms: spark, sparkle

Definition: emit or produce sparks

Usage: A high tension wire, brought down by a storm, can continue to spark

Similar words: give off, give out, emit

Definition: give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.

Usage: The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits