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Definition of Kindle


  1. To bring forth young.
  2. 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, or shavings.
  3. 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 flame.
  4. To take fire; to begin to burn with flame; to start as a flame.
  5. Fig.: To begin to be excited; to grow warm or animated; to be roused or exasperated.

Kindle Quotations

As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.
William Shakespeare

As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.
Carl Jung

If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
Lucy Larcom

There are two ways to extend a business. Take inventory of what you're good at and extend out from your skills. Or determine what your customers need and work backward, even if it requires learning new skills. Kindle is an example of working backward.
Jeff Bezos

The true aim of everyone who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions, but to kindle minds.
Frederick William Robertson
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Kindle Translations

kindle in Afrikaans is aan die brand steek
kindle in Dutch is aansteken, doen ontbranden, aanmaken
kindle in French is allumer, enflammer
kindle in Italian is infiammare
kindle in Latin is inflammo, aduro (adustum)
kindle in Norwegian is tenne
kindle in Portuguese is acender
kindle in Spanish is inflamar, encender
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