trigger noun (GUN PART)
trigger noun (START)
Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
triggerverb [ T ]uk /ˈtrɪɡ.ər/ us /ˈtrɪɡ.ɚ/
- One type of diabetes is an auto-immune disease that may be triggered by a virus.
- The racial killings at the weekend have triggered off a wave of protests throughout the country.
- A vote of no confidence would trigger an election.
- The car crash triggered a lot of bad memories for me.