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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

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How to use burn down in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Sarah Combs:

    At those high temperatures, within two to three seconds [ a ] child can sustain what we call a full thickness third-degree burn down to the bone.

  3. Joan Crawford:

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

  4. Elizabeth Warren:

    These harsh tactics might work if you're willing to burn down the rest of the party in order to be the last man standing, but if we're going to beat Donald Trump in November, we are going to need huge turnout within our party, and to get that turnout, we will need a nominee that the broadest coalition of our party feels they can get behind. We can't afford to fall into factions. We can't afford to squander our collective power. We will win when we come together.

  5. Amanda Seyfried:

    I always worry about people and how they use stoves. Which is just a controlling thing, [It’s] about the gas. You could so easily burn down something if you leave the stove on. Or the oven.

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