Textual thesaurus for "flare"

(noun) flare pass

a short forward pass to a back who is running toward the sidelines

he threw a flare to the fullback who was tackled for a loss

(noun) flash

a burst of light used to communicate or illuminate

(noun) solar flare

a sudden eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun's surface; associated with sunspots and radio interference

(noun) flair

a shape that spreads outward

the skirt had a wide flare

(verb) flare out

become flared and widen, usually at one end

The bellbottom pants flare out

(verb) break open, burst out, erupt, flare up, irrupt

erupt or intensify suddenly

Unrest erupted in the country; Tempers flared at the meeting; The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism

(verb) blaze up, burn up, flame up

burn brightly

Every star seemed to flare with new intensity

(verb) flame

shine with a sudden light

The night sky flared with the massive bombardment