Definitions For Trigger

noun

  • An act that sets in motion some course of events
  • Lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun
  • A device that activates or releases or causes something to happen
  • A lever on a gun that you pull to fire the gun
  • Something that causes something else to happen

verb

  • Release or pull the trigger on
  • Put in motion or move to act
  • To cause (something, such as an alarm) to start functioning
  • To cause (a bomb) to explode
  • To cause (something) to start or happen

Is Trigger a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
11

The word Trigger is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Trigger in a Sentence

  • Smoke triggered the fire alarm.
  • The timer was set to trigger the bomb in exactly one hour.
  • His remarks triggered a public outcry.

Synonyms for Trigger

Antonyms for Trigger

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