HyperDic: arson

English > 1 sense of the word arson:
NOUNactarson, incendiarism, fire-raisingmalicious burning to destroy property
arson > pronunciation
Soundsaa'rsahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > arson: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningmalicious burning to destroy property.
Example"the British term for arson is fire-raising"
Synonymsincendiarism, fire-raising
Broaderburning, combustionThe act of burning something
Spanishincendiarismo, incendio provocado
Catalanincendi intencionat
Adjectivesincendiaryinvolving deliberate burning of property
Nounsarsonista criminal who illegally sets fire to property

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