verb (used with object), ig·nit·ed, ig·nit·ing.
verb (used without object), ig·nit·ed, ig·nit·ing.
Origin of ignite
Synonyms for ignite
Examples from the Web for unignited
Historical Examples of unignited
Sometimes his descending bough hit the fire and sometimes it struck the unignited leaves.The Young Wireless Operator--As a Fire Patrol
Lewis E. Theiss
Word Origin for ignite
1660s, from Latin ignitus, past participle of ignire "set on fire," from ignis "fire" (see igneous). Attested earlier as an adjective (1550s). Related: Ignited; igniting.