Synonyms of torch in English:



  • 1 he clicked on the torch and a weak beam shone forth
  • 2 he held a wolf at bay using a flaming torch
    firebrand, brand;
    lantern, candle, taper
    historical link, cresset
  • verb

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  • informal one of the shacks had been torched
    burn, set fire to, set on fire, set light to, set alight, incinerate, ignite, kindle, put/set a match to, light, start, touch off;
    reduce to ashes, destroy by fire
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