Textual thesaurus for "burn"

(noun) burn mark

a place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)

(noun) sunburn, suntan, tan

a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun

(noun) burning

pain that feels hot as if it were on fire

(verb) sunburn

get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun

(verb) cauterise, cauterize

burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent

The surgeon cauterized the wart

(verb) combust

undergo combustion

Maple wood burns well

(verb) incinerate

cause to undergo combustion

burn garbage; The car burns only Diesel oil

(verb) fire, burn down

destroy by fire

They burned the house and his diaries

(verb) burn off, burn up

use up (energy)

burn off calories through vigorous exercise

(verb) cut

create by duplicating data

cut a disk; burn a CD

(verb) sting, bite

cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort

The sun burned his face

(verb) combust

cause to burn or combust

The sun burned off the fog; We combust coal and other fossil fuels

(verb) glow

shine intensely, as if with heat

The coals were glowing in the dark; The candles were burning