HyperDic: burn_down

English > 2 senses of the expression burn down:
VERBchangeburn down, burn up, go upburn completely
changeburn down, burn, firedestroy by fire
English > burn down: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningBurn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsburn up, go up
NarrowerincinerateBecome reduced to ashes
Broaderburn, combustUndergo combustion
Spanishincendiar
Catalanencendre, incendiar
English > burn down: 2 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningDestroy by fire.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThey burn down the trees
Synonymsburn, fire
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

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