Definitions For Burn


  • Damage inflicted by fire
  • A place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)
  • An injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation
  • A browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
  • Pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
  • To give off heat, light, and gases
  • To contain a fire
  • To be on fire : to have or produce a flame


  • Get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun
  • Damage by burning with heat, fire, or radiation
  • Burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent
  • Undergo combustion
  • Cause to undergo combustion
  • Destroy by fire
  • Use up (energy)
  • Create by duplicating data
  • Feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion
  • Cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
  • Feel hot or painful
  • Spend (significant amounts of money)
  • Execute by tying to a stake and setting alight
  • Cause to burn or combust
  • Shine intensely, as if with heat

Is Burn a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Burn is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Burn in a Sentence

  • A flame is kept constantly burning at the monument.
  • A small fire burned brightly in the fireplace.
  • There was a little stove burning in the front room.

Synonyms for Burn

Antonyms for Burn

Look up a Word

Search the dictionary for definitions, synonyms, antonyms, rhymes, and more!

Cite This Article

Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

WORD SCRAMBLE. THE WORD FINDER located on the website