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English noun: blaze

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

SamplesThe blaze spread rapidly.


Broader (hypernym)fire, flame, flaming

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

SamplesWar is hell.
Go to blazes.


Broader (hypernym)trouble

3. blaze (act) noisy and unrestrained mischief

SamplesRaising blazes.


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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