HyperDic: blow_out

English > 3 senses of the expression blow out:
VERBchangeblow out, burn out, blowmelt, break, or become otherwise unusable
weatherblow out, snuff out, extinguish, quenchput out, as of fires, flames, or lights
weatherblow outerupt in an uncontrolled manner
English > blow out: 3 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmelt, break, or become otherwise unusable.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsburn out, blow
Broaderfail, go bad, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, break downstop operating or functioning
Nounsblowouta sudden malfunction of a part or apparatus
English > blow out: 3 senses > verb 2, weather
MeaningPut out, as of fires, flames, or lights.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymssnuff out, extinguish, quench
Narrowerblack outobliterate or extinguish
douse, put outPut out, as of a candle or a light
stubExtinguish by crushing
Oppositeignite, lightCause to start burning
Spanishapagarse, apagar, extinguirse, extinguir, irse
Catalananar-se, apagar-se, apagar, extingir-se, extingir
English > blow out: 3 senses > verb 3, weather
Meaningerupt in an uncontrolled manner.
PatternSomething ----s
Broadererupt, ignite, catch fire, take fire, combust, conflagratestart to burn or burst into flames

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