ignite-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: (cause to) burn

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1 IGNITE NP2
NOTE: Includes metaphorical uses.

Brush Fires Ignited Across Lebanon.
He ignited his match across the rough sandpaper of his hand.
He ignited a firestorm of protest.

VerbNet: other_cos-45.4
FrameNet: Setting_fire
PropBank: ignite.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2

Sense Number 2: arouse feelings and passions

He wondered if age and a need for both to find a companion in life
ignited old feelings.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3