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Detailed Synonyms for burning in English

burning:

burning adj

  1. burning
  2. burning
  3. burning
    – of immediate import 1
    burning
    – of immediate import 1
    • burning adj
      • burning issues of the day1

burning [the ~] noun

  1. the burning
    the roasting; the burning; the burnings
  2. the burning
    the scald; the scalding; the burning; the burn
  3. the burning
    the scalding; the burning
  4. the burning
    – the act of burning something 1
    the combustion; the burning
    – the act of burning something 1
    • combustion [the ~] noun
    • burning [the ~] noun
      • the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance1
  5. the burning
    – a form of torture in which cigarettes or cigars or other hot implements are used to burn the victim's skin 1
    the burning
    – a form of torture in which cigarettes or cigars or other hot implements are used to burn the victim's skin 1
  6. the burning
    – execution by fire 1
    the burning; the burning at the stake
    – execution by fire 1
  7. the burning
    – execution by electricity 1
    the burning; the electrocution
    – execution by electricity 1
  8. the burning
    – a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light 1
    the combustion; the burning
    – a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light 1
  9. the burning
    – pain that feels hot as if it were on fire 1
    the burn; the burning
    – pain that feels hot as if it were on fire 1

Related Words for "burning":


Alternate Synonyms for "burning":


Related Definitions for "burning":

  1. of immediate import1
    • burning issues of the day1
  2. the act of burning something1
    • the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance1
  3. a form of torture in which cigarettes or cigars or other hot implements are used to burn the victim's skin1
  4. execution by fire1
  5. execution by electricity1
  6. a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light1
  7. pain that feels hot as if it were on fire1

burning form of burn:

to burn verb (burns, burnt, burning)

  1. to burn
    to mark; to stigmatize; to brand; to stigmatise
    – to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful 1
    • mark verb (marks, marked, marking)
    • stigmatize verb, American (stigmatizes, stigmatized, stigmatizing)
      • She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock1
    • brand verb (brands, branded, branding)
    • stigmatise verb, British
    to burn
    • burn verb (burns, burnt, burning)
  2. to burn
    to scald; to scorch; to burn; to singe
    • scald verb (scalds, scalded, scalding)
    • scorch verb (scorches, scorched, scorching)
    • burn verb (burns, burnt, burning)
    • singe verb (singes, singed, singing)
  3. to burn
    to burn; to stick to the pan
    • burn verb (burns, burnt, burning)
    • stick to the pan verb (sticks to the pan, stuck to the pan, sticking to the pan)
  4. to burn
    to burn
    • burn verb (burns, burnt, burning)
  5. to burn
    to burn out; to burn down; burn to a cinder; to fire; to burn; to burn loose; to flare up; to burn up; to take fire
    • burn out verb (burns out, burnt out, burning out)
    • burn down verb (burns down, burnt down, burning down)
    • fire verb (fires, fired, firing)
    • burn verb (burns, burnt, burning)
    • burn loose verb (burns loose, burnt loose, burning loose)
    • flare up verb (flares up, flared up, flaring up)
    • burn up verb (burns up, burnt up, burning up)
    • take fire verb (takes fire, took fire, taking fire)
  6. to burn
    – get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun 1
    to burn; sunburn
    – get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun 1
  7. to burn
    – burn with heat, fire, or radiation 1
    to burn
    – burn with heat, fire, or radiation 1
    • burn verb (burns, burnt, burning)
      • The iron burnt a hole in my dress1
  8. to burn
    – burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent 1
    to burn; cauterize; cauterise
    – burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent 1
    • burn verb (burns, burnt, burning)
    • cauterize verb, American
      • The surgeon cauterized the wart1
    • cauterise verb, British
  9. to burn
    – undergo combustion 1
    to burn; combust
    – undergo combustion 1
    • burn verb (burns, burnt, burning)
      • Maple wood burns well1
    • combust verb
  10. to burn
    – cause to undergo combustion 1
    to burn; to incinerate
    – cause to undergo combustion 1
    • burn verb (burns, burnt, burning)
      • burn garbage1
      • The car burns only Diesel oil1
    • incinerate verb (incinerates, incinerated, incinerating)
  11. to burn
    – destroy by fire 1
    to fire; to burn; to burn down
    – destroy by fire 1
    • fire verb (fires, fired, firing)
    • burn verb (burns, burnt, burning)
      • They burned the house and his diaries1
    • burn down verb (burns down, burnt down, burning down)
  12. to burn
    – use up (energy) 1
    to burn; to burn up; burn off
    – use up (energy) 1
    • burn verb (burns, burnt, burning)
    • burn up verb (burns up, burnt up, burning up)
    • burn off verb
      • burn off calories through vigorous exercise1
  13. to burn
    – create by duplicating data 1
    to cut; to burn
    – create by duplicating data 1
    • cut verb (cuts, cut, cutting)
      • cut a disk1
    • burn verb (burns, burnt, burning)
      • burn a CD1
  14. to burn
    – feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion 1
    to burn
    – feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion 1
    • burn verb (burns, burnt, burning)
      • She was burning with anger1
      • He was burning to try out his new skies1
  15. to burn
    – cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort 1
    to sting; to burn; to bite
    – cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort 1
    • sting verb (stings, stinged, stinging)
    • burn verb (burns, burnt, burning)
      • The sun burned his face1
    • bite verb (bites, biting)
  16. to burn
    – feel hot or painful 1
    to burn
    – feel hot or painful 1
    • burn verb (burns, burnt, burning)
      • My eyes are burning1
  17. to burn
    – spend (significant amounts of money) 1
    to burn
    – spend (significant amounts of money) 1
    • burn verb (burns, burnt, burning)
      • He has money to burn1
  18. to burn
    – burn at the stake 1
    to burn
    – burn at the stake 1
    • burn verb (burns, burnt, burning)
      • Witches were burned in Salem1
  19. to burn
    – cause to burn or combust 1
    to burn; combust
    – cause to burn or combust 1
  20. to burn
    – shine intensely, as if with heat 1
    to burn; to glow
    – shine intensely, as if with heat 1
    • burn verb (burns, burnt, burning)
    • glow verb (glows, glowed, glowing)
  21. to burn
    – To copy files to a recordable CD. 2
    to burn
    – To copy files to a recordable CD. 2
    • burn verb (burns, burnt, burning)

Conjugations for burn:

present
  1. burn
  2. burn
  3. burns
  4. burn
  5. burn
  6. burn
simple past
  1. burnt
  2. burnt
  3. burnt
  4. burnt
  5. burnt
  6. burnt
present perfect
  1. have burnt
  2. have burnt
  3. has burnt
  4. have burnt
  5. have burnt
  6. have burnt
past continuous
  1. was burning
  2. were burning
  3. was burning
  4. were burning
  5. were burning
  6. were burning
future
  1. shall burn
  2. will burn
  3. will burn
  4. shall burn
  5. will burn
  6. will burn
continuous present
  1. am burning
  2. are burning
  3. is burning
  4. are burning
  5. are burning
  6. are burning
subjunctive
  1. be burnt
  2. be burnt
  3. be burnt
  4. be burnt
  5. be burnt
  6. be burnt
diverse
  1. burn!
  2. let's burn!
  3. burnt
  4. burning
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

burn [the ~] noun

  1. the burn
    the scald; the burn mark; the burn
  2. the burn
    the scald; the scalding; the burning; the burn
  3. the burn
    – damage inflicted by fire 1
    the burn
    – damage inflicted by fire 1
  4. the burn
    – a place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body) 1
    the burn; the burn mark
    – a place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body) 1
  5. the burn
    – an injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation 1
    the burn
    – an injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation 1
  6. the burn
    – a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun 1
    the tan; the burn; the suntan; the sunburn
    – a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun 1
  7. the burn
    – pain that feels hot as if it were on fire 1
    the burn; the burning
    – pain that feels hot as if it were on fire 1

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Alternate Synonyms for "burn":


Related Definitions for "burn":

  1. damage inflicted by fire1
  2. a place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)1
  3. an injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation1
  4. a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun1
  5. pain that feels hot as if it were on fire1
  6. get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun1
  7. burn with heat, fire, or radiation1
    • The iron burnt a hole in my dress1
  8. burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent1
  9. undergo combustion1
    • Maple wood burns well1
  10. cause to undergo combustion1
    • burn garbage1
    • The car burns only Diesel oil1
  11. destroy by fire1
    • They burned the house and his diaries1
  12. use up (energy)1
  13. create by duplicating data1
    • burn a CD1
  14. feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion1
    • She was burning with anger1
    • He was burning to try out his new skies1
  15. cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort1
    • The sun burned his face1
  16. feel hot or painful1
    • My eyes are burning1
  17. spend (significant amounts of money)1
    • He has money to burn1
  18. burn at the stake1
    • Witches were burned in Salem1
  19. cause to burn or combust1
  20. shine intensely, as if with heat1
  21. To copy files to a recordable CD.2

Related Synonyms for burning