burn down

Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • verb

Synonyms for burn down

burn completely

References in periodicals archive ?
The 34-year-old is accused of attending at an address in Isla Quadrant on December 18 uninvited before allegedly acting in an aggressive manner, demanding to speak to a woman, shouting and swearing at the woman's grandfather and threatening to burn down the home.
Stout confessed to setting fire to the mosque after he was arrested in 2013 for twice trying to burn down the Planned Parenthood clinic in Joplin.
Torches meant to burn down, burn down, burn down this world.
If I knew their shop was going to burn down I would've got my bike out.
A DAD yesterday denied making up a claim that a murder accused had threatened to burn down his daughter's house with her child inside.
PDSH leader Menduh Thaci justified his fellow party member Zijadin Sela who recently "threatened that he is to burn down the Parliament," with the words that "that was symbolism of the true message for those that caused pain to Albanians.
The angry crowd outside capital Islamabad demanded her arrest and threatened to burn down the homes of other Christians.
A BRITON who said he was going to burn down a shopping mall after troops fired on demonstrators in Bangkok was seized by Thai police last night.
COUNTRYSIDE: I once had a chicken house burn down due to faulty installation of electric heaters.
The crew continued to Ellsworth where they planned to burn down fuel and land lighter using modified brake application procedures to prevent wheel lockup.
VANDALS tried to set fire to a giant straw goat in central Sweden but failed to burn down the traditional Christmas monument, which has been soaked with flame-resistant chemicals, officials said yesterday.
As candles burn down in one time zone, they are lighted in the next, creating a 24-hour wave of light that encircles the globe.