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Definitions of burn:

  • noun:   damage inflicted by burning
  • noun:   a burned place or area
  • noun:   an injury cause by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation
  • noun:   pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
  • noun:   a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
  • verb:   feel hot or painful
    Example: "My eyes are burning"
  • verb:   spend (significant amounts of money)
    Example: "He has money to burn"
  • verb:   burn at the stake
    Example: "Witches were burned in Salem"
  • verb:   cause to burn or combust
    Example: "The sun burned off the fog"
  • verb:   shine intensely, as if with heat
    Example: "The candles were burning"
  • verb:   undergo combustion
    Example: "Maple wood burns well"
  • verb:   cause to undergo combustion
    Example: "Burn garbage"
  • verb:   destroy by fire
    Example: "They burned the house and his diaries"
  • verb:   feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion
    Example: "She was burning with anger"
  • verb:   burn with heat, fire, or radiation
    Example: "The iron burnt a hole in my dress"
  • verb:   get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun
  • verb:   use up (energy)
    Example: "Burn off calories through vigorous exercise"
  • verb:   create by duplicating data
    Example: "Burn a CD"
  • verb:   cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
    Example: "The sun burned his face"
  • verb:   burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #30675)


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