Synonyms for burn up

Synonyms for (verb) burn up

Synonyms: burn down, burn up, go up

Definition: burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire

Usage: The hut burned down; The mountain of paper went up in flames

Similar words: burn, combust

Definition: undergo combustion

Usage: Maple wood burns well


Synonyms: burn, burn off, burn up

Definition: use up (energy)

Usage: burn off calories through vigorous exercise

Similar words: consume, eat, eat up, deplete, run through, wipe out, use up, exhaust

Definition: use up (resources or materials)

Usage: this car consumes a lot of gas; We exhausted our savings; They run through 20 bottles of wine a week


Synonyms: blaze up, burn up, flame up, flare

Definition: burn brightly

Usage: Every star seemed to flare with new intensity

Similar words: burn, combust

Definition: undergo combustion

Usage: Maple wood burns well