Meaning of TRIGGER in English

TRIGGER

I.

noun

VERB + TRIGGER

▪ press , pull , squeeze

▪ tighten on

Her finger tightened on the ~ as she heard footsteps approaching.

TRIGGER + NOUN

▪ finger

▪ guard

▪ mechanism

PHRASES

▪ have your finger on the ~ (= to be ready to shoot)

II.

verb

Trigger is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ infection , ↑ stress

Trigger is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ alarm , ↑ alert , ↑ allergy , ↑ association , ↑ attack , ↑ avalanche , ↑ backlash , ↑ change , ↑ collapse , ↑ controversy , ↑ crisis , ↑ debate , ↑ depression , ↑ disturbance , ↑ earthquake , ↑ emotion , ↑ eruption , ↑ explosion , ↑ fall , ↑ fit , ↑ landslide , ↑ mechanism , ↑ memory , ↑ migraine , ↑ reaction , ↑ reappraisal , ↑ recession , ↑ reflex , ↑ relapse , ↑ response , ↑ retaliation , ↑ riot , ↑ search , ↑ spiral , ↑ unrest , ↑ wave

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