Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) trip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off (put in motion or move to act) "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"
- S: (v) depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off (leave) "The family took off for Florida"
- S: (v) bring out, set off (direct attention to, as if by means of contrast) "This dress accentuates your nice figure!"; "I set off these words by brackets"
- S: (v) explode, detonate, blow up, set off (cause to burst with a violent release of energy) "We exploded the nuclear bomb"
- S: (v) cancel, offset, set off (make up for) "His skills offset his opponent's superior strength"
- S: (v) set off (set in motion or cause to begin) "The guide set the tour off to a good start"
- S: (v) incite, instigate, set off, stir up (provoke or stir up) "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people"