1. pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
Similar word(s): burning
2. a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
3. an injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation
4. a place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)
5. damage inflicted by fire
Sentences with burn as a noun:
- She had second-degree burns from falling in the bonfire.
- chili burn from eating hot peppers
- They're doing a controlled burn of the fields.
- One and, two and, keep moving; feel the burn!
- They have a good burn.
1. destroy by fire
- They burned the house and his diaries
Similar word(s): fire
2. shine intensely, as if with heat
- The candles were burning
Similar word(s): glow
3. undergo combustion
- Maple wood burns well
Similar word(s): combust
4. cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
- The sun burned his face
5. cause to burn or combust
- The sun burned off the fog
Similar word(s): combust
Definition categories: weather
6. feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion
- She was burning with anger
- He was burning to try out his new skies
7. cause to undergo combustion
- burn garbage
- The car burns only Diesel oil
Similar word(s): incinerate
Definition categories: change
8. execute by tying to a stake and setting alight
- Witches were burned in Salem
9. spend (significant amounts of money)
- He has money to burn
10. feel hot or painful
- My eyes are burning
11. burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent
12. get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun
Similar word(s): sunburn
13. create by duplicating data
- burn a CD
Similar word(s): cut
14. use up (energy)
- burn off calories through vigorous exercise
15. damage by burning with heat, fire, or radiation
- The iron burnt a hole in my dress
Sentences with burn as a verb:
- He watched the house burn.
- The grill was too hot and the steak was burned.
- The child's forehead was burning with fever. Her cheeks burned with shame.
- She forgot to put on sunscreen and burned.
- He burned his manuscript in the fireplace.
- He burned the toast.
- She burned the child with an iron, and was jailed for ten years.
- to burn a hole; to burn letters into a block
- to burn the mouth with pepper
- The informant burned him.
- We’ll burn this program onto an EEPROM one hour before the demo begins.
- We have an hour to burn.
- I just burned you again.
- Copper burns in chlorine.
- A human being burns a certain amount of carbon at each respiration. to burn iron in oxygen
- You're cold... warm... hot... you're burning!