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burn

burn

 
 
pronunciation:
buhrn
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
burn down, burn out
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part of speech: verb
inflections: burns, burning, burned, burnt
definition 1: to be on fire.
The forest burned for three days.
similar words:
catch fire
definition 2: to cause to be on fire.
He burned his trash in the back yard.
similar words:
incinerate, light
definition 3: to hurt or damage by too much heat.
She burned her hand on the stove.
similar words:
broil, incinerate, injure
phrase: burn down
phrase: burn out
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an injury caused by heat or fire.
He got a burn from touching a hot pan.
similar words:
brand, sore, wound
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