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  1. torchverb

    flashlight, firebomb, ablaze, inflame, set, ignite, burn, brand

  2. torchnoun

    A stick with a flame on one end used as a light source.

    The mob of angry villagers carried torches and pitchforks to the vampire's castle.

    firebomb, ablaze, inflame, set, burn, ignite, brand, flashlight

  3. torchnoun

    A portable source of electric light.

    Ernst slipped and dropped his torch on the flagstones, shattering the bulb and plunging us into darkness.

    flashlight, brand

Princeton's WordNet

  1. torchnoun

    a light usually carried in the hand; consists of some flammable substance

    blowlamp, common mullein, flashlight, great mullein, blowtorch, woolly mullein, flannel mullein

  2. common mullein, great mullein, Aaron's rod, flannel mullein, woolly mullein, torch, Verbascum thapsusnoun

    tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches

    flannel mullein, flashlight, common mullein, blowlamp, woolly mullein, great mullein, blowtorch

  3. flashlight, torchnoun

    a small portable battery-powered electric lamp

    flannel mullein, flashlight, common mullein, blowlamp, woolly mullein, great mullein, blowtorch

  4. blowtorch, torch, blowlampverb

    a burner that mixes air and gas to produce a very hot flame

    great mullein, flashlight, common mullein, blowlamp, woolly mullein, flannel mullein, blowtorch

  5. torchverb

    burn maliciously, as by arson

    "The madman torched the barns"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. torchnoun


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. torchnoun

    flambeau (flaming torch), cresset

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "torch":

    flashlight, flame, blowtorch, shula, shola, flare, blaze, beacon, baton, lamp


  1. List of known nicknames for "Torch":

    Frederik Hahn, DJ Haitian Star

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  1. Petros Papadakis:

    It’s really early. I mean, you’re still in a survive and advance kind of vibe for all of these teams, they're still trying to find their identity. Almost everybody is in that mode, no matter who you are. So I’m not sure they feel the pressure of, ‘Hey, we’re carrying the torch for the conference.’.

  2. Louis Pasteur:

    Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.

  3. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans, born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace, proud of our ancient heritage, and unwilling to witness or permit the slow undoing of those human rights to which this nation has always been committed, and to which we are committed today, at home and around the world

  4. Daily Caller:

    Apparently, it's totally fine to dress up as tiki torch nazis as long as you play for the right team, lincoln Projects biggest grift is they aim all their stuff at liberal Twitter so their funders have no idea how unconvincing and juvenile it is. But it does help them afford the vacation homes.

  5. Jim Oppman:

    Sometimes you have to pass the torch.

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