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KK Pronunciation

〔 bʒn 〕


〔 bә:n 〕

Overview of noun burn

The noun burn has 5 senses

  • burn, burning -- (pain that feels hot as if it were on fire)

  • tan, suntan, sunburn, burn -- (a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun)

  • burn -- (an injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation)

  • burn, burn mark -- (a place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body))

  • burn -- (damage inflicted by fire)

Overview of verb burn

The verb burn has 15 senses

  • burn, fire, burn down -- (destroy by fire; "They burned the house and his diaries")

  • burn, glow -- (shine intensely, as if with heat; "The coals were glowing in the dark"; "The candles were burning")

  • burn, combust -- (undergo combustion; "Maple wood burns well")

  • bite, sting, burn -- (cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun burned his face")

  • burn, combust -- (cause to burn or combust; "The sun burned off the fog"; "We combust coal and other fossil fuels")

  • burn -- (feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion; "She was burning with anger"; "He was burning to try out his new skies")

  • burn, incinerate -- (cause to undergo combustion; "burn garbage"; "The car burns only Diesel oil")

  • burn -- (burn at the stake; "Witches were burned in Salem")

  • burn -- (spend (significant amounts of money); "He has money to burn")

  • burn -- (feel hot or painful; "My eyes are burning")

  • cauterize, cauterise, burn -- (burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent; "The surgeon cauterized the wart")

  • sunburn, burn -- (get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun)

  • cut, burn -- (create by duplicating data; "cut a disk"; "burn a CD")

  • burn off, burn, burn up -- (use up (energy); "burn off calories through vigorous exercise")

  • burn -- (burn with heat, fire, or radiation; "The iron burnt a hole in my dress")