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burn

Burn is a 4 letter word which starts with the letter B and ends with the letter N for which we found 5 definitions.

Definition
(v. t.) To consume with fire; to reduce to ashes by the action of heat or fire; -- frequently intensified by up: as to burn up wood.
(v. t.) To injure by fire or heat; to change destructively some property or properties of by undue exposure to fire or heat; to scorch; to scald; to blister; to singe; to char; to sear; as to burn steel in forging; to burn one's face in the sun; the sun burns the grass.
(v. t.) To perfect or improve by fire or heat; to submit to the action of fire or heat for some economic purpose; to destroy or change some property or properties of by exposure to fire or heat in due degree for obtaining a desired residuum product or effect; to bake; as to burn clay in making bricks or pottery; to burn wood so as to produce charcoal; to burn limestone for the lime.
(v. t.) To make or produce as an effect or result by the application of fire or heat; as to burn a hole; to burn charcoal; to burn letters into a block.
(v. t.) To consume injure or change the condition of as if by action of fire or heat; to affect as fire or heat does; as to burn the mouth with pepper.

Syllable Information

The word burn is a 4 letter word that has 1 syllable . The syllable division for burn is: burn



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