Synonyms for flame

Synonyms for (noun) flame

Synonyms: fire, flame, flaming

Definition: the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke

Usage: fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries

Similar words: combustion, burning

Definition: a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light

Synonyms for (verb) flame

Synonyms: flame

Definition: criticize harshly, usually via an electronic medium

Usage: the person who posted an inflammatory message got flamed

Similar words: correct, objurgate, chasten, chastise, castigate

Definition: censure severely

Usage: She chastised him for his insensitive remarks


Synonyms: flame

Definition: be in flames or aflame

Usage: The sky seemed to flame in the Hawaiian sunset

Similar words: burn, combust

Definition: undergo combustion

Usage: Maple wood burns well


Synonyms: flame, flare

Definition: shine with a sudden light

Usage: The night sky flared with the massive bombardment

Similar words: shine, beam

Definition: emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light

Usage: The sun shone bright that day; The fire beamed on their faces