Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de set off

(verbo frasal) 
Definition
to start a journey
I set off, full of optimism.
Sinônimos
,
set out
When setting out on a long walk, always wear suitable boots.
,
depart
In the morning Mr McDonald departed for Sydney.
, ,
start out
,
sally forth
See set
(verbo frasal) 
Definition
to cause to explode
Who set off the bomb?
Sinônimos
detonate
The bomb failed to detonate.
,
trigger (off)
,
explode
The first test atomic bomb was exploded in the New Mexico desert.
,
ignite
I ignited a fire as it was getting cold in the cottage.
,
light
He lit the candle with a match.
,
set in motion
,
touch off
(verbo frasal) 
It set off a storm of speculation.
Sinônimos
cause
I don't want to cause any trouble.
, ,
produce
Cooking with spices produces a wonderful smell.
,
generate
The minister said the reforms would generate new jobs.
,
prompt
The recession has prompted consumers to cut back on buying cars.
,
trigger (off)
,
provoke
His comments have provoked a shocked reaction.
,
bring about
,
give rise to
,
spark off
,
set in motion
(verbo frasal) 
Definition
to act as a contrast to
Blue suits you – it sets off the colour of your hair.
Sinônimos
,
show off
,
complement
Nutmeg complements the flavour of these beans perfectly.
,
throw into relief
,
bring out the highlights in
See set

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of complement
Definition
to complete or form a complement to
Nutmeg complements the flavour of these beans perfectly.
Sinônimos
in the sense of depart
Definition
to leave
In the morning Mr McDonald departed for Sydney.
Sinônimos
go,
absent (yourself),
start out,
set forth,
take (your) leave,
hook it (slang),
slope off,
pack your bags (informal),
bog off (British, slang),
rack off (Australian, New Zealand, slang)
in the sense of explode
Definition
to burst with great violence
The first test atomic bomb was exploded in the New Mexico desert.
Sinônimos

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Tesauro para set off do Collins Tesauro Inglês
Life on the edge
The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
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