burn down


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Verb1.burn down - burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire; "The hut burned down"; "The mountain of paper went up in flames"
burn, combust - undergo combustion; "Maple wood burns well"
incinerate - become reduced to ashes; "The paper incinerated quickly"
2.burn down - destroy by fire; "They burned the house and his diaries"
burn, combust - undergo combustion; "Maple wood burns well"
incinerate, burn - cause to undergo combustion; "burn garbage"; "The car burns only Diesel oil"
backfire - set a controlled fire to halt an advancing forest to prairie fire
cremate - reduce to ashes; "Cremate a corpse"
torch - burn maliciously, as by arson; "The madman torched the barns"
scorch - destroy completely by or as if by fire; "The wildfire scorched the forest and several homes"; "the invaders scorched the land"
ruin, destroy - destroy completely; damage irreparably; "You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!"; "The tears ruined her make-up"
Translations
vyhořet
brænde ned
polttaa maan tasalle
izgorjeti
焼け落ちる
전소하다
brinna ner
เผาไหม้ทำลายลง
thiêu trụi

w>burn down

vi
(house etc)abbrennen
(fire, candle, wick)herunterbrennen
vt sepabbrennen

burn down

يُحْرِق vyhořet brænde ned niederbrennen πυρπολώ incendiar, reducir a cenizas polttaa maan tasalle incendier izgorjeti distruggere 焼け落ちる 전소하다 afbranden brenne opp spalić się incendiar сгореть, сжечь brinna ner เผาไหม้ทำลายลง yanıp kül olmak thiêu trụi 烧为平地
References in classic literature ?
Do you really think it likely that my house will burn down inside the time that policy will run?
But Hugh and Dennis stood with their backs against it, and kept them back, until the clamour had so far subsided that their voices could be heard, when they called to them together that to go now, in broad day, would be madness; and that if they waited until night and arranged a plan of attack, they might release, not only their own companions, but all the prisoners, and burn down the jail.
If I didn't bowl up, I'd break loose an' burn down the shebang.
A Wishaw man has denied threatening to burn down two homes in the town.
Houses burn down as a result of electrical faults, you knew it could happen, you took the gamble, you lost.
WASHINGTON, June 15 (KUNA) -- A Tennessee man was sentenced Thursday to 19 and a half years in prison for hiring someone to burn down a mosque in New York, the Department of Justice (DoJ) said in a statement.
A Missouri man has pleaded guilty to setting a fire that destroyed a mosque four years ago and attempting to burn down a Planned Parenthood clinic in Joplin, Missouri.
When his family is killed and his house burnt down by invading Americans, Theo Bentley vows to burn down the house of the US President.
Muslim Brotherhood spokeswoman Wafaa El- Banna said that Brotherhood members did not burn down anything and that the real culprits "were thugs".
We kept saying that he doesn't live here they said still we don't burn down the place he will not understand.