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synonyms for trigger

  • bring about
  • cause
  • generate
  • produce
  • prompt
  • provoke
  • set off
  • spark
  • start
  • activate
  • elicit
  • give rise to
  • set in motion
See also synonyms for: triggered / triggering / triggers
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antonyms for trigger

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  • destroy
  • end
  • halt
  • prevent
  • stop
  • block
  • check
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How to use trigger in a sentence

So if the media agency wants to pull the trigger, it’s a simple export or recreation for an actual activation.
MEDIA BUYING BRIEFING: TO OWN OR NOT TO OWN, THAT’S THE QUESTION WITH AGENCIES AND DATA — PART I: PUBLICIS/EPSILONJIM COOPERJANUARY 25, 2021DIGIDAY
The process of marketing a children’s magazine to parents You’ve got a really interesting set of purchase triggers that you go through.
‘CONVINCE THE GATEKEEPERS’: HOW THE WEEK JR. IS GROWING ITS U.S. SUBSCRIBER BASEKAYLEIGH BARBERJANUARY 19, 2021DIGIDAY
Understanding your triggers means you can avoid them, but more importantly it means you can identify in advance when something might make you feel anxious—and therefore, you can recognize early on when you’re experiencing anxiety.
HOW TO KEEP YOUR ANXIETY FROM SPIRALING OUT OF CONTROLSARA CHODOSHJANUARY 15, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Here, the task force recommends that Congress potentially clarify a trigger for a transition to begin, rather than leaving it to the discretion of officials.
HOW TO AVOID ANOTHER ELECTION YEAR LIKE 2020JEN KIRBYJANUARY 15, 2021VOX
If you find any resistance—meaning, you find a trigger point or any kind of stiffness in your temporalis—stop the movement and apply whatever pressure you’re comfortable with for 30 seconds to a minute.
A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO GIVING YOURSELF A MASSAGESANDRA GUTIERREZ G.JANUARY 14, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
You don’t have to worry about dropping them, and the buttons and triggers are perfectly placed to avoid blind fumbling.
BEST VR HEADSETS: BRING YOUR ENTERTAINMENT TO LIFEERIC ALTJANUARY 11, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Stretches with high proportions of trigger sequence were used to represent a binary “1” and their absence a “0,” allowing the researchers to directly encode digital information into the bacteria’s genome.
NEW RESEARCH COULD ENABLE DIRECT DATA TRANSFER FROM COMPUTERS TO LIVING CELLSEDD GENTJANUARY 11, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
It remains to be seen if Democrats will pull the trigger and put an end to the filibuster, which would require a majority vote in the Senate.
DEMS WIN IN GEORGIA, OUST REPUBLICAN WHO INTRODUCED ANTI-TRANS BILLCHRIS JOHNSONJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
She suggests putting your alcohol out of sight to limit triggers, keeping a journal that documents your accomplishments and taking advantage of social media to find like-minded supports.
FOR THE NEW YEAR, AN EASY-TO-SIP GUIDE THAT HELPS YOU ABSTAIN FROM ALCOHOL FOR A MONTH — OR LONGERERIN BLAKEMOREJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A blanket statement about seizure triggers at the start of a game has become a norm for many video games.
A JOURNALIST HAD A SEIZURE WHILE PLAYING ‘CYBERPUNK 2077.’ THEN SHE HELPED CHANGE THE GAME.ELISE FAVISDECEMBER 31, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO TRIGGER

  • actify
  • actuate
  • arouse
  • call up
  • energize
  • impel
  • mobilize
  • motivate
  • move
  • prompt
  • propel
  • rouse
  • set in motion
  • start
  • stimulate
  • stir
  • switch on
  • take out of mothballs
  • trigger
  • turn on
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.