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Another word for burn

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Verb
  1. To undergo combustion

      1. To flame up with a bright, wavering light.
      2. To burst into intense, sudden flame.
      3. To erupt or intensify suddenly:
      1. The zone of burning gases and fine suspended matter associated with rapid combustion; a hot, glowing mass of burning gas or vapor.
      2. The condition of active, blazing combustion:
      3. Something resembling a flame in motion, brilliance, intensity, or shape.
      1. To catch fire; burst into flame:
      2. To undergo combustion; burn:
      3. To become suddenly angry or agitated:
      1. A brilliant burst of fire; a flame.
      2. A destructive fire.
      3. A bright or steady light or glare:
    See also:

    hot

  2. To undergo or cause to undergo damage by or as if by fire

      1. To burn superficially; scorch.
      2. To burn off the feathers or bristles of (a carcass of a bird or animal) by subjecting briefly to flame.
      3. To burn the ends of (hair, for example).
      1. To char, scorch, or burn the surface of.
      2. To brown (meat) quickly using very high heat.
      3. To cause to dry up and wither.
      1. To burn superficially so as to discolor or damage the texture of.
      2. To dry out or wither with intense heat:
      3. To destroy (land and buildings) by fire or military action so as to leave nothing salvageable to an enemy army.
      1. To burn the surface of; scorch.
      2. To reduce to carbon or charcoal by incomplete combustion.
      3. To become scorched.
    See also:

    hot

  3. To emit a bright light

      1. To emit light.
      2. To reflect light; glint or glisten.
      3. To distinguish oneself in an activity or a field; excel.
      1. To send out rays or waves.
      2. To issue or emerge in rays or waves:
      3. To extend in straight lines from or toward a center; diverge or converge like rays:
      1. To make or become incandescent.
      1. To shine brightly and steadily, especially without a flame:
      2. To have a bright, warm, usually reddish color:
      3. To flush; blush.
      1. A brief beam or flash of light:
      2. A steady but subdued shining; a glow:
      3. A brief or dim indication; a trace:
      1. A brilliant burst of fire; a flame.
      2. A destructive fire.
      3. A bright or steady light or glare:
      1. A squared-off log or a large, oblong piece of timber, metal, or stone used especially as a horizontal support in construction.
      2. A transverse structural member of a ship's frame, used to support a deck and to brace the sides against stress.
      3. The breadth of a ship at the widest point.
    See also:

    light

  4. To feel or look hot

      1. To suffer from oppressive heat.
      2. To exude (venom, for example).
      3. A condition of oppressive heat.
      1. To cook with dry heat, as in an oven or near hot coals.
      2. To dry, brown, or parch by exposing to heat.
      3. To expose to great or excessive heat.
      1. To cook by direct radiant heat, as over a grill or under an electric element.
      2. To expose to great heat.
      3. To be exposed to great heat.
      1. To cook (food) with dry heat, especially in an oven.
      2. To harden or dry (something) by subjecting to heat in or as if in an oven:
      3. To cook food with dry heat.
    See also:

    hot

  5. To feel or cause to feel a sensation of heat or discomfort

      1. To pierce or wound painfully with a sharp-pointed structure or organ, as that of certain insects.
      2. To cause to feel a sharp, smarting pain:
      3. To cause to suffer keenly in the mind or feelings:
      1. Having or showing intelligence; bright.
      2. Canny and shrewd in dealings with others:
      3. Amusingly clever; witty:
      1. To cut, grip, or tear with or as if with the teeth.
      2. To pierce the skin of with the teeth, fangs, or mouthparts.
      3. To sting with a stinger.
    See also:

    pain

  6. To cause to become sore or inflamed

      1. To pierce or wound painfully with a sharp-pointed structure or organ, as that of certain insects.
      2. To cause to feel a sharp, smarting pain:
      3. To cause to suffer keenly in the mind or feelings:
      1. To cause (someone) to feel impatient or angry; annoy:
      2. To make sore or inflamed:
      3. To cause a physiological response to a stimulus in (a cell, body tissue, or organism).
      1. To arouse to passionate feeling or action:
      2. To make more violent; intensify:
      3. To cause (the skin) to redden or grow hot, as from strong emotion or stimulants.
    See also:

    help

  7. To cause to feel or show anger.

  8. To be or become angry

      1. The vapor phase of water.
      2. A mist of cooling water vapor.
      3. Pressurized water vapor used for heating, cooking, or to provide mechanical power.
      1. To churn and foam as if boiling.
      2. To be in a state of turmoil or ferment:
      3. To be violently excited or agitated:
      1. Violent, explosive anger.
      2. A fit of anger.
      3. Furious intensity, as of a storm or disease.
      1. Vapor, gas, or smoke, especially if irritating, harmful, or strong.
      2. A strong or acrid odor.
      3. A state of resentment or vexation.
      1. A colloidal dispersion of a gas in a liquid or solid medium, such as shaving cream, foam rubber, or a substance used to fight fires. A foam may be produced, especially on the surface of a liquid, by agitation or by a chemical reaction, such as fermentation.
      2. Any of various light, porous, semirigid or spongy materials, usually the solidified form of a liquid full of gas bubbles, used as a building material or for thermal insulation or shock absorption, as in packaging.
      3. Frothy saliva produced especially as a result of physical exertion or a pathological condition.
      1. A sudden outbreak of flame or light:
      2. An outburst or eruption:
      3. A recurrence, especially of a disease or condition:
      1. To release mechanical, chemical, or nuclear energy by the sudden production of gases in a confined space:
      2. To burst violently as a result of internal pressure.
      3. To shatter with a loud noise:
      1. A stiff hair.
      2. A stiff hairlike structure:
      3. To stand stiffly on end like bristles:
      1. (intransitive) To boil to such an extent as to overflow its container.
      2. (idiomatic, of anger, etc.) To reach the point where aggressive action is taken.
      1. A strong feeling of displeasure or hostility.
      2. To make angry; enrage or provoke.
      3. To become angry:
  9. To be in a state of emotional or mental turmoil

      1. To burn with little smoke and no flame.
      2. To exist in a suppressed state:
      3. To show signs of repressed anger or hatred.
      1. To be cooked gently or remain just at or below the boiling point.
      2. To be filled with pent-up emotion:
      3. To be in a state of mild agitation or turmoil:
      1. To churn and foam as if boiling.
      2. To be in a state of turmoil or ferment:
      3. To be violently excited or agitated:
      1. Something, such as a yeast, bacterium, mold, or enzyme, that causes fermentation.
      2. Fermentation.
      3. A state of agitation or of turbulent change or development.
      1. A vessel or device in which cream or milk is agitated to separate the oily globules from the caseous and serous parts, used to make butter.
      2. Turbulence or agitation:
      3. To agitate or stir (milk or cream) in order to make butter.
      1. A thin, usually spherical or hemispherical film of liquid filled with air or gas:
      2. A globular body of air or gas formed within a liquid:
      3. A pocket formed in a solid by air or gas that is trapped, as during cooling or hardening.
      1. To change from a liquid to a vapor by the application of heat:
      2. To reach the boiling point.
      3. To undergo the action of boiling, especially in being cooked.
    See also:

    calm

Noun
  1. Damage or a damaged substance that results from burning

      1. To burn superficially; scorch.
      2. To burn off the feathers or bristles of (a carcass of a bird or animal) by subjecting briefly to flame.
      3. To burn the ends of (hair, for example).
      1. To char, scorch, or burn the surface of.
      2. To brown (meat) quickly using very high heat.
      3. To cause to dry up and wither.
      1. To burn superficially so as to discolor or damage the texture of.
      2. To dry out or wither with intense heat:
      3. To destroy (land and buildings) by fire or military action so as to leave nothing salvageable to an enemy army.
      1. To burn the surface of; scorch.
      2. To reduce to carbon or charcoal by incomplete combustion.
      3. To become scorched.
    See also:

    hot

Idioms:

    burn out

  1. To lose so much strength and power as to become ineffective or motionless

Another word for burn

Noun
Verb
  1. To oxidize

  2. To subject to fire

  3. To feel emotion suggestive of fire

    See also:

    rage

  4. To feel or cause to feel a burning sensation

      1. To beat rapidly or violently, as the heart; pound.
      2. To feel or be subjected to a pulsating pain:
      3. To vibrate, pulsate, or sound with a steady pronounced rhythm:
      1. To cut, grip, or tear with or as if with the teeth.
      2. To pierce the skin of with the teeth, fangs, or mouthparts.
      3. To sting with a stinger.
      1. To pierce or wound painfully with a sharp-pointed structure or organ, as that of certain insects.
      2. To cause to feel a sharp, smarting pain:
      3. To cause to suffer keenly in the mind or feelings:
      1. Having or showing intelligence; bright.
      2. Canny and shrewd in dealings with others:
      3. Amusingly clever; witty:
    See also:

    hurt

  5. *To cheat

      1. To take property from (a person) illegally by using or threatening to use violence or force; commit robbery upon.
      2. To steal something from (a place, vehicle, or institution, for example):
      3. To steal (money or valuables):
      1. An act or procedure intended to achieve an end by deceptive or fraudulent means.
      2. A mischievous action; a prank:
      3. A stupid, disgraceful, or childish act:
      1. To take something from by fraud; swindle:
      1. To cheat or defraud of money or property.
      2. To obtain by fraudulent means:
      3. To practice fraud as a means of obtaining money or property.
    See also:

    deceive

  6. To scorch

      1. To dry up or shrivel from loss of moisture.
      2. To lose force or vitality; become diminished; wane:
      3. To cause to shrivel or fade.
      1. To burn (a person, for example) with hot liquid or steam.
      2. To subject to or treat with boiling water:
      3. To heat (a liquid, such as milk) almost to the boiling point.
      1. To burn superficially; scorch.
      2. To burn off the feathers or bristles of (a carcass of a bird or animal) by subjecting briefly to flame.
      3. To burn the ends of (hair, for example).
      1. To cook (food) with dry heat, especially in an oven.
      2. To harden or dry (something) by subjecting to heat in or as if in an oven:
      3. To cook food with dry heat.
      1. To make extremely dry, especially by exposure to heat:
      2. To dry or roast (corn, for example) by exposing to heat.
      3. To become very dry.
      1. To heat and brown (bread, for example) by placing in a toaster or an oven or close to a fire.
      2. To warm thoroughly, as before a fire:
      3. To become toasted:
      1. To cook with dry heat, as in an oven or near hot coals.
      2. To dry, brown, or parch by exposing to heat.
      3. To expose to great or excessive heat.
      1. To char, scorch, or burn the surface of.
      2. To brown (meat) quickly using very high heat.
      3. To cause to dry up and wither.