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burn

 
Noun burn has 5 senses
  1. burn, burning - pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
    --1 is a kind of pain, hurting
    Derived forms: verb burn10, verb burn4
  2. tan, suntan, sunburn, burn - a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
    --2 is a kind of hyperpigmentation
    Derived form: verb burn12
  3. burn - an injury cause by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation
    --3 is a kind of
    injury, hurt, harm, trauma
    --3 has particulars:
     electric burn; scorch, singe; scald; first-degree burn; second-degree burn; third-degree burn
    Derived form: verb burn11
  4. burn, burn mark - a burned place or area
    --4 is a kind of blemish, defect, mar
    --4 has particulars: cigarette burn
    Derived forms: verb burn15, verb burn1, verb burn7
  5. burn - damage inflicted by burning
    --5 is a kind of
    damage, harm, hurt, scathe
    --5 has particulars: scald
    Derived forms: verb burn15, verb burn7, verb burn3
Verb burn has 15 senses
  1. burn, fire, burn down - destroy by fire; "They burned the house and his diaries"
    --1 is one way to destroy, ruin
    Derived form: noun burn4
    Sample sentence:
    They burn the trees
  2. burn, glow - shine intensely, as if with heat; "The coals were glowing in the dark"; "The candles were burning"
    --2 is one way to shine, beam
    Sample sentences:
    Lights burn on the horizon
    The horizon is burning with lights
  3. burn, combust - undergo combustion; "Maple wood burns well"
    --3 is one way to change state, turn
    Derived form: noun burn5
    Sample sentences:
    The wooden sticks burn
    These fabrics burn easily
  4. bite, sting, burn - cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun burned his face"
    --4 is one way to ache, smart, hurt
    Derived form: noun burn1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  5. burn, combust - cause to burn or combust; "The sun burned off the fog"; "We combust coal and other fossil fuels"
    Sample sentence:
    They burn the trees
  6. burn - feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion; "She was burning with anger"; "He was burning to try out his new skies"
    --6 is one way to
    feel, experience
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  7. burn, incinerate - cause to undergo combustion; "burn garbage"; "The car burns only Diesel oil"
    --7 is one way to change integrity
    Derived forms: noun burn4, noun burn5, noun burner1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  8. burn - burn at the stake; "Witches were burned in Salem"
    --8 is one way to
    execute, put to death
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  9. burn - spend (significant amounts of money); "He has money to burn"
    --9 is one way to
    waste, blow, squander
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  10. burn - feel hot or painful; "My eyes are burning"
    --10 is one way to
    ache, smart, hurt
    Derived form: noun burn1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  11. cauterize, cauterise, burn - burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent; "The surgeon cauterized the wart"
    --11 is one way to treat, care for
    Derived form: noun burn3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  12. sunburn, burn - get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun
    --12 is one way to discolor, discolour, colour, color
    Derived form: noun burn2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  13. cut, burn - create by duplicating data; "cut a disk"; "burn a CD"
    --13 is one way to produce, make, create
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  14. burn off, burn, burn up - use up (energy); "burn off calories through vigorous exercise"
    --14 is one way to consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  15. burn - burn with heat, fire, or radiation; "The iron burnt a hole in my dress"
    --15 is one way to
    damage
    Derived forms: noun burn4, noun burn5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
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