To cook (something) with little or no moisture, as in an oven, over an open fire, or in hot embers
To make or produce by the application of fire or burning heat.
To dry or roast (corn, for example) by exposing to heat.
(Intransitive) To break out in blisters.
To defeat soundly in a fight, contest, etc.
To strip, scratch, or rub off the skin of; flay, abrade, chafe, etc.
To beat; flail:
To break up the surface of (topsoil or pavement).
To harm or injure, especially by fire.
(Sports & Games) To achieve or gain in a game or contest:
To afflict with severe or widespread suffering and devastation; ravage.
To strike or beat with the force and sound of a slap:
(Sports) To hit or propel (a ball, for instance) forcefully in a straight line.
(Card games) To defeat by winning all the tricks of a deal or a hand.
(Informal) To cause to increase in intensity or excitement. Often used with up :
Praise is defined as to give someone approval, or to thank God.
To become or make shrunken and wrinkled, often by drying:
To preserve (meat or other foods, for example) by extracting the moisture.
To scold or denounce severely
To brown the surface of (bread, cheese, etc.) by heating in a toaster, over or near a fire, or in an oven
To freeze is defined as to become frozen, to make something frozen or to stop moving.
Find another word for scorch. In this page you can discover 37 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for scorch, like: singe, roast, burn, read the riot act to, parch, char, sear, blister, drub, excoriate and flay.