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burn

Synonyms of burn in English:

verb

  • 1 the shed was burning
    be on fire, be alight, be ablaze, blaze, go up, go up in smoke, be in flames, be aflame;
    smolder, glow
  • 2 he burned the letters
    set fire to, set on fire, set alight, light, ignite, touch off;
    incinerate
    informal torch
  • 3 I burned my dress with the iron
    scorch, singe, sear, char, blacken, brand, sizzle;
    scald
  • 4 her face burned
    be hot, be warm, be feverish, be on fire;
    blush, redden, go red, flush, color
  • 5 she is burning with curiosity
    be consumed by/with, be eaten up by/with, be obsessed by/with, be tormented by/with, be beside oneself with
  • 6 the energy they burn up
    consume, use up, expend, go/get through, eat up;
    dissipate
    [Antonyms] conserve
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