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Common misspellings for burn:

burd, aburn, birn, burng, butn, burne, sted, durn, burnhasurd, brun, curn.

Burn \b(u)-rn\

stream; brook
Burn as a boy's name is a variant of Bourne (Middle English) and Burns (Middle English), and the meaning of Burn is "stream; brook".
Born, Bern, Byrn, Burne, Bourn.

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Examples of usage for burn:

  1. To burn is to subject to the action of fire, or of intense heat so as to effect either partial change or complete combustion; as, to burn wood in the fire; to burn one's hand on a hot stove; the sun burns the face. One brands with a hot iron, but cauterizes with some corrosive substance, as silver nitrate. Cremate is now used specifically for consuming a dead body by intense heat. To incinerate is to reduce to ashes; the sense differs little from that of cremate, but it is in less popular use. To kindle is to set on fire, as if with a candle; ignite is the more learned and scientific word for the same thing, extending even to the heating of metals to a state of incandescence without burning. To scorch and to singe are superficial, and to char usually so. Both kindle and burn have an extensive figurative use; as, to kindle strife; to burn with wrath, love, devotion, curiosity. Compare LIGHT.
  2. He took out a match as he went toward the table at the window, and in a moment more he was busy with a wick which seemed to be determined not to burn for him. "Ahead of the Army" , W. O. Stoddard.
  3. If I was strong enough, I should just burn it, without reading. "The Devil's Garden" , W. B. Maxwell.

Quotes for burn:

  1. If you love god, burn a church. - Jello Biafra
  2. There were periods when I sometimes made fires in a large, open fireplace that lasted about two weeks, which was how long it took to burn my compositions. So there has been an awful lot that I have destroyed. - Alan Hovhaness
  3. Ethanol and biodiesel allow people to burn a cleaner form of energy. - Mark Kennedy
  4. Nowhere else in history has there ever been a flag that stands for the right to burn itself. This is the fractal of our flag. It stands for the right to destroy itself. - Ken Kesey
  5. Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better. - Henry Rollins

Rhymes for burn:

  1. adjourn, ahearn, ahern, aherne, concern, discern, laverne, return, sauterne, upturn.
  2. bern, berne, burne, byrne, cern, churn, dern, durn, earn, erne, fern, hearn, hearne, hern, herne, hurn, kearn, kern, learn, spurn, stearn, stearne, stern, sterne, turn, urn, vern, verne, yearn.
  3. unconcern.

Idioms for burn:

  1. burn your boats
  2. burn in
  3. burn fingers
  4. burn out ( sth)
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