English verb: burn down
|1.||burn down (change) burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire|
|Samples||The hut burned down.|
The mountain of paper went up in flames.
|Synonyms||burn up, go up|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s|
|Broader (hypernym)||burn, combust|
|2.||burn down (change) destroy by fire|
|Samples||They burned the house and his diaries.|
|Examples||They burn down the trees|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||destroy, ruin|
|Narrower (hyponym)||backfire, cremate, scorch, torch|
|Verb group||burn, burn, combust, incinerate|