1. (obsolete) A group of kittens.
- A kindle of kittens.
1. catch fire
- The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles
Similar word(s): inflame
Definition categories: weather
2. cause to start burning
- The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds
3. call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
Sentences with kindle as a verb:
- He kindled an enthusiasm for the project in his fellow workers.