Translation of "ignite" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ɪɡˈnaɪt/ us /ɪɡˈnɑɪt/ present participle igniting, past tense and past participle ignited formal

to start to burn or make something start to burn

The oil was accidentally ignited.

(Translation of “ignite” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /iɡˈnait/

to (cause to) catch fire

encender, prender fuego
Petrol is easily ignited.
ignition /iɡˈniʃən/ noun

the instrument in a car etc which ignites the petrol in the engine

llave de contacto
He switched on the car’s ignition.

the act of igniting

encendido, arranque
ignition of the firework.

(Translation of “ignite” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)