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English noun: blaze

1. blaze (process) a strong flame that burns brightly


SamplesThe blaze spread rapidly.


Synonymsblazing


Broader (hypernym)fire, flame, flaming

2. blaze (event) a cause of difficulty and suffering


SamplesWar is hell.
Go to blazes.


Synonymshell


Broader (hypernym)trouble

3. blaze (act) noisy and unrestrained mischief


SamplesRaising blazes.


Synonymshell


Broader (hypernym)devilment, devilry, deviltry, mischief, mischief-making, mischievousness, rascality, roguery, roguishness, shenanigan

4. blaze (attribute) a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted


SamplesA glare of sunlight.


Synonymsbrilliance, glare


Broader (hypernym)brightness

5. blaze (attribute) a light-colored marking


SamplesThey chipped off bark to mark the trail with blazes.
The horse had a blaze between its eyes.


Broader (hypernym)marking


English verb: blaze

1. blaze (weather) shine brightly and intensively


SamplesMeteors blazed across the atmosphere.


ExamplesLights blaze on the horizon, The horizon is blazeing with lights


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)beam, shine

2. blaze (competition) shoot rapidly and repeatedly


SamplesHe blazed away at the men.


Synonymsblaze away


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)blast, shoot

3. blaze (weather) burn brightly and intensely


SamplesThe summer sun alone can cause a pine to blaze.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)burn, combust

4. blaze (motion) move rapidly and as if blazing


SamplesThe spaceship blazed out into space.


Synonymsblaze out


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)depart, part, set forth, set off, set out, start, start out, take off

5. blaze (communication) indicate by marking trees with blazes


SamplesBlaze a trail.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)mark









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