"burnt" in the verb sense
1. burn, fire, burn down
destroy by fire
"They burned the house and his diaries"
2. burn, glow
shine intensely, as if with heat
"The coals were glowing in the dark"
"The candles were burning"
3. burn, combust
"Maple wood burns well"
4. bite, sting, burn
cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
"The sun burned his face"
5. burn, combust
cause to burn or combust
"The sun burned off the fog"
"We combust coal and other fossil fuels"
feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion
"She was burning with anger"
"He was burning to try out his new skies"
7. burn, incinerate
cause to undergo combustion
"The car burns only Diesel oil"
execute by tying to a stake and setting alight
"Witches were burned in Salem"
spend (significant amounts of money
"He has money to burn"
feel hot or painful
"My eyes are burning"
11. cauterize, cauterise, burn
burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent
"The surgeon cauterized the wart"
12. sunburn, burn
get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun
13. cut, burn
create by duplicating data
"cut a disk"
"burn a CD"
14. burn off, burn, burn up
use up (energy
"burn off calories through vigorous exercise"
damage by burning with heat, fire, or radiation
"The iron burnt a hole in my dress"
"burnt" in the adjective sense
1. burned, burnt
ruined by overcooking
"she served us underdone bacon and burnt biscuits"
2. burned, burnt
treated by heating to a high temperature but below the melting or fusing point
3. burned, burnt, burned-over, burned-out, burnt-out
destroyed or badly damaged by fire
"a row of burned houses"
"a charred bit of burnt wood"
"a burned-over site in the forest"
"barricaded the street with burnt-out cars"
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