HyperDic: catch_fire

English > 1 sense of the expression catch fire:
VERBweathercatch fire, erupt, ignite, take fire, combust, conflagratestart to burn or burst into flames
English > catch fire: 1 sense > verb 1, weather
Meaningstart to burn or burst into flames.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymserupt, ignite, take fire, combust, conflagrate
Narrowerblow outerupt in an uncontrolled manner
catchstart burning
light upstart to burn with a bright flame
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Similar toburn, combustCause to burn or combust
Spanishencenderse, encender, inflamarse, prender
Catalanabrandar, encendre's, encendre, inflamar-se

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