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Synonyms for sear
sɪərsear

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  1. dried-up, sere, sear, shriveled, shrivelled, witheredverb

    (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture

    "dried-up grass"; "the desert was edged with sere vegetation"; "shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings"; "withered vines"

    Synonyms:
    wizen, shrunken, sere, shriveled, shrivelled, wizened, withered, dried-up

    Antonyms:
    wet

  2. sear, scorchverb

    make very hot and dry

    "The heat scorched the countryside"

    Synonyms:
    singe, parch, char, blacken, scorch

    Antonyms:
    wet

  3. scorch, sear, singeverb

    become superficially burned

    "my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames"

    Synonyms:
    singe, parch, char, blacken, scorch, swinge

    Antonyms:
    wet

  4. char, blacken, sear, scorchverb

    burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color

    "The cook blackened the chicken breast"; "The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece"; "the flames scorched the ceiling"

    Synonyms:
    scorch, melanize, blacken, singe, nigrify, parch, melanise, coal, black, char

    Antonyms:
    wet

  5. parch, searverb

    cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat

    "The sun parched the earth"

    Synonyms:
    singe, parch, char, blacken, scorch

    Antonyms:
    wet

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. searverb

    Synonyms:
    cauterize, burn with a hot iron, burn with cautery

  2. searadjective

    Synonyms:
    dry, withered

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. searadjective

    Synonyms:
    dry, withered, dead, sere

  2. searverb

    Synonyms:
    cauterize, scorch

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How to use sear in a sentence?

  1. Alice James:

    Physical pain however great ends in itself and falls away like dry husks from the mind, whilst moral discords and nervous horrors sear the soul.

  2. Ted Lee:

    Grilling is all about getting that quick sear with high temperatures.


Translations for sear

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  • Abzugsstück, verbrennen, scharf anbraten, ausbrennen, Fangklinke, einbrennen, ausdörren, austrocknen, versengenGerman
  • fiador, chamuscarSpanish
  • پرندهPersian
  • kärventää, korventaa, paloarpi, polttaa, kärventymäFinnish
  • saisirFrench
  • scottareItalian
  • ожог, обжигать, шептало, прижигатьRussian
  • sveda, brännaSwedish

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