Meaning of BURN in English


Function: verb


Synonyms: SHINE 1, beam, gleam, radiate

2 to undergo combustion FF1C; the wood is too green to burn FF1E;

Synonyms: combust

Related Words: fire, flame, ignite, incinerate, kindle, light; consume, use; smolder, sputter

3 to be hot as if on fire FF1C; sand burning in the blazing sun FF1E;

Synonyms: bake, broil, cook, melt, roast, scorch, swelter

Related Words: parch, toast, warm; char

Contrasted Words: chill, cool, freeze


Synonyms: ANGER 2, blow up, boil, boil over, bristle, flare (up), fume, rage, seethe


Synonyms: SMART , bite, ||stang, sting


Synonyms: FIRE 6, bake, kiln

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Synonyms: CHEAT , beat, bilk, chisel, chouse, cozen, gyp, overreach, ream, take

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