English dictionary definition of:



  • pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
  • a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
  • an injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation
  • a place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)
  • damage inflicted by fire


  • destroy by fire
  • shine intensely, as if with heat
  • undergo combustion
  • cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
  • cause to burn or combust
  • feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion
  • cause to undergo combustion
  • burn at the stake
  • spend (significant amounts of money)
  • feel hot or painful
  • burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent
  • get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun
  • create by duplicating data
  • use up (energy)
  • burn with heat, fire, or radiation


bite   burning   cauterise British English spelling   cauterize American English spelling   combust   cut   fire   glow   incinerate   sting   sunburn   suntan   tan  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list ur words and learn about the word burn in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 11. Spelling choices for /er/ sound: er, ir, ur, ear + wor.

Scrabble score for burn

Scrabble score = 6

generated at 15:59:31 on 13-03-20

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