1. Cause to start burning;
    Subject to fire or great heat (synset 202765572)
    "Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter"; "Light a cigarette"
  2. Start to burn or burst into flames (synset 202766580)
    "Marsh gases ignited suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously"
  3. Arouse or excite feelings and passions (synset 201764964)
    "The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor"; "The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world"; "Wake old feelings of hatred"
  4. Start or maintain a fire in (synset 200589392)
    "fire the furnace"

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