HyperDic: combust

English > 5 senses of the word combust:
VERBweathercombust, burncause to burn or combust
weathercombust, erupt, ignite, catch fire, take fire, conflagratestart to burn or burst into flames
emotioncombust, flip one's lid, blow up, throw a fit, hit the roof, hit the ceiling, have kittens, have a fit, blow one's stack, fly off the handle, flip one's wig, lose one's temper, blow a fuse, go ballisticget very angry and fly into a rage / rage
emotioncombustcause to become violent or angry
changecombust, burnundergo combustion
combust > pronunciation
Soundskahmbah'st
Rhymesabolitionist ... zoologist: 193 rhymes with ahst...
English > combust: 5 senses > verb 1, weather
MeaningCause to burn or combust.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "We combust coal and other fossil fuels"
Synonymburn
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
Adjectivescombustiblecapable of igniting and burning
combustivesupporting combustion
Nounscombustionthe act of burning something
English > combust: 5 senses > verb 2, weather
Meaningstart to burn or burst into flames.
PatternSomething ----s
Example "The oily rags combusted spontaneously"
Synonymserupt, ignite, catch fire, take fire, 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
Adjectivescombustiblecapable of igniting and burning
combustivesupporting combustion
English > combust: 5 senses > verb 3, emotion
MeaningGet very angry and fly into a rage / rage.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The professor combusted when the student didn't know the answer to a very elementary question"
Synonymsflip one's lid, blow up, throw a fit, hit the roof, hit the ceiling, have kittens, have a fit, blow one's stack, fly off the handle, flip one's wig, lose one's temper, blow a fuse, go ballistic
Caused bycombustCause to become violent or angry
BroaderrageFeel intense anger
Spanishperder los estribos
English > combust: 5 senses > verb 4, emotion
MeaningCause to become violent or angry.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"Riots combusted Pakistan after the U.S. air attacks on Afghanistan"
Cause toflip one's lid, blow up, throw a fit, hit the roof, hit the ceiling, have kittens, have a fit, combust, blow one's stack, fly off the handle, flip one's wig, lose one's temper, blow a fuse, go ballisticGet very angry and fly into a rage / rage
Broaderangermake angry
English > combust: 5 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningUndergo combustion.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymburn
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
Adjectivescombustiblecapable of igniting and burning
combustivesupporting combustion
Nounscombustiona process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light

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