HyperDic: burn

English > 20 senses of the word burn:
VERBchangeburn, fire, burn downdestroy by fire
weatherburn, glowshine intensely, as if with heat
changeburn, combustundergo combustion
perceptionburn, bite, stingcause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
weatherburn, combustcause to burn or combust
emotionburnfeel strong emotion, especially anger or passion
changeburn, incineratecause to undergo combustion
socialburnburn at the stake
possessionburnspend (significant amounts of money)
perceptionburnfeel hot or painful
changeburn, cauterize, cauteriseburn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent
bodyburn, sunburnget a sunburn by overexposure to the sun
creationburn, cutcreate by duplicating data
consumptionburn, burn off, burn upuse up (energy)
changeburnburn with heat, fire, or radiation
NOUNstateburn, burningpain that feels hot as if it were on fire
stateburn, tan, suntan, sunburna browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
stateburnan injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation
attributeburn, burn marka place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)
actburndamage inflicted by fire
burn > pronunciation
Soundsber'n
Rhymesadjourn ... yearn: 61 rhymes with ern...
English > burn: 20 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningpain that feels hot as if it were on fire.
Synonymburning
Broaderpain, hurtingA symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
Spanishardor, quemazón
Catalanardor, cremor
Verbsburncause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
burnfeel hot or painful
English > burn: 20 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun.
Synonymstan, suntan, sunburn
Broaderhyperpigmentationunusual darkening of the skin
Spanishbronceado, morenez, moreno, tostado
Catalanbronzejat, cremada
Verbsburnget a sunburn by overexposure to the sun
English > burn: 20 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningAn injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation.
Narrowerelectric burnA burn caused by heat produced by an electric current
first-degree burnBurn causing redness of the skin surface
scaldA burn cause by hot liquid / liquid or steam
scorch, singeA surface burn
second-degree burnBurn causing blisters on the skin and superficial destruction of the dermis
third-degree burnBurn characterized by destruction of both epidermis and dermis
Broaderinjury, hurt, harm, traumaAny physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
Spanishquemada, quemadura
Catalancremada
Verbsburnburn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent
English > burn: 20 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningA place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body).
Synonymburn mark
Narrowercigarette burnA burn mark left by a smoldering cigarette
Broaderblemish, defect, marA mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
Spanishquemadura
Catalancremada
Verbsburncause to undergo combustion
burndestroy by fire
burnburn with heat, fire, or radiation
English > burn: 20 senses > noun 5, act
Meaningdamage inflicted by fire.
NarrowerscaldThe act of burning with steam or hot water
Broaderdamage, harm, hurt, scatheThe act of damaging something or someone
Spanishquemadura
Catalancremada
Verbsburnundergo combustion
burncause to undergo combustion
burnburn with heat, fire, or radiation
English > burn: 20 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningDestroy by fire.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThey burn the trees
Example"They burned the house and his diaries"
Synonymsfire, burn down
Entailed byburnBurn at the stake
NarrowerbackfireSet a controlled fire to halt an advancing forest / forest to prairie fire
cremateReduce to ashes
scorchDestroy completely by or as if by fire
torchBurn maliciously, as by arson
Broaderdestroy, ruinDestroy completely
Similar toburn, combustUndergo combustion
burn, incinerateCause to undergo combustion
Spanisharder, incendiar, quemarse, quemar
Catalanbrusar, cremar-se, cremar, incendiar
Adjectivesburnablecapable of burning
Nounsburna place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)
English > burn: 20 senses > verb 2, weather
Meaningshine intensely, as if with heat.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelLights burn on the horizon; The horizon is burning with lights
Example "The candles were burning"
Synonymglow
NarrowergutterBurn unsteadily, feebly, or low
Broadershine, beamemit light
Spanishabrasar, achicharrar, brillar, incendiar, pegar fuerte, quemar
Catalanabrasar, brillar, incendiar, picar, rostir, torrar
English > burn: 20 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningUndergo combustion.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe wooden sticks burn; These fabrics burn easily
Example"Maple wood burns well"
Synonymcombust
Caused byburn, combustCause to burn or combust
ignite, lightCause to start burning
NarrowerblazeBurn brightly and intensely
burn down, burn up, go upBurn completely
deflagrateBurn with great heat and intense light
flameBe in flames or aflame
flare, flame up, blaze up, burn upBurn brightly
scorch, sear, singeBecome superficially burned
smolder, smoulderBurn slowly and without a flame
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Similar toburn, fire, burn downDestroy by fire
Spanisharder, consumirse, incendiar, quemarse
Catalanabrasar, consumir-se, cremar, incendiar
Adjectivesburnablecapable of burning
Nounsburndamage inflicted by fire
English > burn: 20 senses > verb 4, perception
MeaningCause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The sun burned his face"
Synonymsbite, sting
Narrowernettle, urticatesting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation
Broaderache, smart, hurtBe the source of pain
Similar toburnFeel hot or painful
Spanishabrasar, incendiar, quemar
Catalanabrusar-se, cremar-se, incendiar, mossegar-se, tallar-se
Nounsburnpain that feels hot as if it were on fire
English > burn: 20 senses > verb 5, weather
MeaningCause to burn or combust.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey burn the trees
Example"The sun burned off the fog"
Synonymcombust
Cause toburn, combustUndergo combustion
Narrowerchar, coalBurn to charcoal
deflagrateCause to burn rapidly and with great intensity
ignite, lightCause to start burning
set ablaze, set aflame, set on fire, set afireSet fire to
Similar toerupt, ignite, catch fire, take fire, combust, conflagratestart to burn or burst into flames
Spanishabrasar, arder, incinerar, quemarse, quemar
Catalanabrasar, abrusar, cremar-se, cremar, incinerar
Adjectivesburnablecapable of burning
English > burn: 20 senses > verb 6, emotion
MeaningFeel strong emotion, especially anger or passion.
PatternSomebody ----s
Examples
  • "She was burning with anger"
  • "He was burning to try out his new skies"
Broaderfeel, experienceUndergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind
Spanisharder
Catalancremar
English > burn: 20 senses > verb 7, change
MeaningCause to undergo combustion.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "burn garbage"
  • "The car burns only Diesel oil"
Synonymincinerate
Broaderchange integritychange in physical make-up
Similar toburn, fire, burn downDestroy by fire
incinerateBecome reduced to ashes
Spanisharder, incendiar, incinerar, quemar
Catalancremar, incendiar, incinerar, recremar
Adjectivesburnablecapable of burning
Nounsburndamage inflicted by fire
burna place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)
burneran apparatus for burning fuel (or refuse)
English > burn: 20 senses > verb 8, social
MeaningBurn at the stake.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"Witches were burned in Salem"
Entailsburn, fire, burn downDestroy by fire
Broaderexecute, put to deathkill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment
Spanishabrasarse, incendiar
Catalanabrusar-se, incendiar
English > burn: 20 senses > verb 9, possession
Meaningspend (significant amounts of money).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He has money to burn"
Broaderwaste, blow, squanderspend thoughtlessly
English > burn: 20 senses > verb 10, perception
MeaningFeel hot or painful.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"My eyes are burning"
Broaderache, smart, hurtBe the source of pain
Similar tobite, sting, burnCause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
Nounsburnpain that feels hot as if it were on fire
English > burn: 20 senses > verb 11, change
MeaningBurn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymscauterize, cauterise
Entailssear, scorchmake very hot and dry
BroaderburnBurn with heat, fire, or radiation
treat, care forProvide treatment for
Spanishcauterizar, foguear, incendiar
Catalancauteritzar, incendiar
Nounsburnan injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation
English > burn: 20 senses > verb 12, body
MeaningGet a sunburn by overexposure to the sun.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsunburn
Broaderdiscolor, discolour, colour, colorchange color, often in an undesired manner
Spanishbroncearse, incendiar, quemarse
Catalanbronzejar-se, colrar-se, cremar-se, cremar, embrunir-se, incendiar
Nounsburna browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
English > burn: 20 senses > verb 13, creation
Meaningcreate by duplicating data.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "burn a CD"
Synonymcut
Broaderproduce, make, createcreate or manufacture a man-made product
Similar tocutrecord a performance on (a medium)
English > burn: 20 senses > verb 14, consumption
Meaninguse up (energy).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"burn off calories through vigorous exercise"
Synonymsburn off, burn up
Broaderconsume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe outuse up (resources or materials)
Spanishagotar, consumir, incendiar, quemar
Catalancremar, incendiar
English > burn: 20 senses > verb 15, change
MeaningBurn with heat, fire, or radiation.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"The iron burnt a hole in my dress"
Narrowercauterize, cauterise, burnBurn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent
char, blacken, sear, scorchBurn slightly and superficially so as to affect color / color
scaldBurn with a hot liquid / liquid or steam
Broaderdamageinflict damage / damage upon
Spanishabrasarse, abrasar, incendiar, quemarse, quemar
Catalanabrasar, cremar-se, cremar, incendiar, rostir-se, rostir
Adjectivesburnablecapable of burning
Nounsburndamage inflicted by fire
burna place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)

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