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English verb: set on fire

1. set on fire (weather) set fire to; cause to start burning

SamplesLightening set fire to the forest.

Synonymsset ablaze, set afire, set aflame

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)burn, combust

Entailignite, light

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