Synonyms for flare

Synonyms for (noun) flare

Synonyms: flare

Definition: (baseball) a fly ball hit a short distance into the outfield

Similar words: fly, fly ball

Definition: (baseball) a hit that flies up in the air

Synonyms: flare, flare pass

Definition: a short forward pass to a back who is running toward the sidelines

Usage: he threw a flare to the fullback who was tackled for a loss

Similar words: forward pass, aerial

Definition: a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer

Synonyms: flare

Definition: a device that produces a bright light for warning or illumination or identification

Similar words: device

Definition: an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

Usage: the device is small enough to wear on your wrist; a device intended to conserve water

Synonyms: flare, flash

Definition: a burst of light used to communicate or illuminate

Similar words: visual signal

Definition: a signal that involves visual communication

Synonyms: flare

Definition: a sudden outburst of emotion

Usage: she felt a flare of delight; she could not control her flare of rage

Similar words: outburst, blowup, ebullition, effusion, gush

Definition: an unrestrained expression of emotion

Synonyms: flare

Definition: am unwanted reflection in an optical system (or the fogging of an image that is caused by such a reflection)

Similar words: reflection, reflexion

Definition: the phenomenon of a propagating wave (light or sound) being thrown back from a surface

Synonyms: solar flare, flare

Definition: a sudden eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun's surface; associated with sunspots and radio interference

Similar words: solar radiation

Definition: radiation from the sun

Synonyms: flare

Definition: a sudden burst of flame

Similar words: 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

Synonyms: flair, flare

Definition: a shape that spreads outward

Usage: the skirt had a wide flare

Similar words: form, shape

Definition: the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance

Usage: geometry is the mathematical science of shape

Synonyms: flare

Definition: a sudden recurrence or worsening of symptoms

Usage: a colitis flare; infection can cause a lupus flare

Similar words: attack

Definition: a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition

Usage: an attack of diarrhea

Synonyms: flare

Definition: reddening of the skin spreading outward from a focus of infection or irritation

Similar words: erythroderma

Definition: any skin disorder involving abnormal redness

Synonyms for (verb) flare

Synonyms: flare, flare out

Definition: become flared and widen, usually at one end

Usage: The bellbottom pants flare out

Similar words: widen

Definition: become broader or wider or more extensive

Usage: The road widened

Synonyms: break open, burst out, erupt, flare, flare up, irrupt

Definition: erupt or intensify suddenly

Usage: Unrest erupted in the country; Tempers flared at the meeting; The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism

Similar words: deepen, intensify

Definition: become more intense

Usage: The debate intensified; His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan

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

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

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