Translation of "kindle" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈkɪn.dəl/ us /ˈkɪn.dəl/

to cause a fire to start burning by lighting paper, wood, etc.


literary to cause strong feelings or ideas in someone

despertar, encender
Her imagination was kindled by the exciting stories her grandmother told her.

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


verb /ˈkindl/

to (cause to) catch fire

I kindled a fire using twigs and grass
The fire kindled easily
His speech kindled the anger of the crowd.
kindling noun

dry wood etc for starting a fire

leña, astilla
He used some dry leaves as kindling.

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