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  1. burn down, burn up, go up(verb)

    burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire

    "The hut burned down"; "The mountain of paper went up in flames"

    Synonyms:
    rise, burn off, come on, burn up, ascend, lift, burn, draw close, arise, flare, go up, approach, come up, draw near, come near, flame up, mount, climb up, move up, near, uprise, blaze up, climb, fire

  2. burn, fire, burn down(verb)

    destroy by fire

    "They burned the house and his diaries"

    Synonyms:
    kindle, evoke, bite, sack, give the axe, burn, dismiss, go off, go up, enkindle, give the sack, cut, glow, elicit, burn up, terminate, fire, combust, arouse, give notice, open fire, displace, sting, send away, raise, sunburn, provoke, can, cauterize, incinerate, discharge, burn off, fuel, force out, cauterise

How to pronounce burn down?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say burn down in sign language?

  1. burndown

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How to use burn down in a sentence?

  1. Joan Crawford:

    Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.

  2. Patricia McCloskey:

    [They said] that they were going to killus, they were going to come inthere.They were going to burn down thehouse.They were going to be living inour house after I was dead, andthey were pointing to differentrooms and said, Thats going tobe my bedroom and thats goingto be the living room and Imgoing to be taking a shower inthat room.

  3. Tony Evers:

    People across the state of Wisconsin just want a governor that is going to have their best interests, i think that is what it comes down to. You don't have to burn down the room with some fiery speech to be a good governor.

  4. William Jennings Bryan:

    Burn down your cities and leave our farms, and your cities will spring up again as if by magic; but destroy our farms and the grass will grow in the streets of every city in the country. We will answer their demand for a gold standard by saying to them: You shall not press down upon the brow of labor this crown of thorns, you shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold.

  5. Roger Staats:

    You never expect a house across from a fire station to burn down because you run out of the water.


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