Definition of Trigger


  • an act that sets in motion some course of events
  • a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen
  • lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun
    - gun trigger


  • release or pull the trigger on
    "Trigger a gun"
  • put in motion or move to act
    "trigger a reaction"
    "actuate the circuits"
    - set off - spark off - trigger off - touch off
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Trigger

  • Scrabble® score of the trigger (9)
  • Word Chums® score of the trigger (11)
  • Words With Friends® score of the trigger (11)

Unscramble trigger

49 unscramble word found using the letters trigger.

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