verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for trigger
Origin of trigger
OTHER WORDS FROM triggerun·trig·gered, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for trigger
The clearest trigger would appear to be the World Health Organization declaring another pandemic, but “the WHO definition doesn’t work for everyone,” said the fourth agency executive.‘Kind of squishy’: Advertisers lobby to add pandemic clauses to TV upfront deals|Tim Peterson|September 1, 2020|Digiday
Despite nothing but false alarms so far, we treated every trigger with dead seriousness.The quest to snare—and save—the world’s largest owl|Jonathan Slaght|August 28, 2020|Popular Science
If your dog isn’t well-trained yet, it’s important that you understand their triggers and how much they can handle stimulus-wise.
It’s part of a broader category of caloric effects, in which some external trigger — a force, pressure, a magnetic or electric field — induces a change in a material’s temperature.
You can help your customer focus on the end-users’ search habits by describing why it doesn’t make sense to improve visibility for queries that are navigational keywords and trigger site links.How to craft a winning SEO proposal and avoid getting a silent ‘No’|Sponsored Content: SEOmonitor|August 3, 2020|Search Engine Land
But on Thursday Boxer triggered a Golden State political earthquake, announcing that she would not seek a fifth term in 2016.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Big Five banks dubbed too big to fail, are 35 percent bigger than they were when the meltdown was triggered.Sen. Warren’s Main Street Crusade to Pressure Clinton|Eleanor Clift|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
No alarms were triggered as she strolled out of the Giant supermarket in Limerick, Pennsylvania, and nobody thought otherwise.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks|M.L. Nestel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Daily Beast: What triggered you to take up this initiative?James Patterson Goes Full ‘Fahrenheit 451’ With Burning Book Video|William O’Connor|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In defiance, I held my ticket above my head, which triggered the spitting and chants of “How Dare You!”
For he knew who had triggered those three today, who the Chi torpedo the cops wanted was.
Today as I brushed up against him, I triggered my arphid cloner, which was already loaded in the pocket of my leather jacket.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
No kidding, is that how those rats triggered off all these quakes?Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X|Victor Appleton
At this juncture the triggered bell rang loudly, and raising his hand for silence Ringentaub returned to the store.Elkan Lubliner, American|Montague Glass
You turned me in back there because they don't give, citizenship to women and so your de-conditioning didn't get triggered off.The Syndic|C.M. Kornbluth
British Dictionary definitions for trigger
Derived forms of triggertriggered, adjectivetriggerless, adjective
Word Origin for trigger
Idioms and Phrases with trigger
In addition to the idiom beginning with trigger
- trigger happy
- quick on the draw (trigger)