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English verb: burn off

1. burn off (consumption) use up (energy)

SamplesBurn off calories through vigorous exercise.

Synonymsburn, burn up

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

Broader (hypernym)consume, deplete, eat, eat up, exhaust, run through, use up, wipe out

2. burn off (change) clear land of its vegetation by burning it off

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)bare, denudate, denude, strip

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