v. t. & i.
- To bring forth young.
- To set on fire; to cause to burn with flame; to ignite;
to cause to begin burning; to start; to light; as, to kindle a match,
- Fig.: To inflame, as the passions; to rouse; to provoke;
to excite to action; to heat; to fire; to animate; to incite; as, to
kindle anger or wrath; to kindle the flame of love, or love into a
- To take fire; to begin to burn with flame; to start as a
- Fig.: To begin to be excited; to grow warm or animated;
to be roused or exasperated.