burn down

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

Synonyms for burn down

burn completely

Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
But speaking on the state-owned DBS radio, Christian denied threatening to burn down the Parliament, telling listeners that his words had been taken out of context.
While both men pleaded guilty to conspiring to burn down a Co Armagh bar, Boyce admitted he was involved in setting fire to three PSNI officers' cars.
Fiscal depute Felicity Merson told Aberdeen Sheriff Court: "Once the accused had finished her shouting, her parting comment was 'I'll burn down your shop' as she walked off."
When his partner intervened she is alleged to have threatened that she would burn down her home while she was asleep in bed.
Washington [United States], June 7 ( ANI ): United States President Donald Trump has asked Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that didn't Canada burn down the White House in1812.
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.
A Missouri man has pleaded guilty to setting a fire that destroyed a mosque four years ago and attempting to burn down a Planned Parenthood clinic in Joplin, Missouri.
When his family is killed and his house burnt down by invading Americans, Theo Bentley vows to burn down the house of the US President.
Muslim Brotherhood spokeswoman Wafaa El- Banna said that Brotherhood members did not burn down anything and that the real culprits "were thugs".
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."