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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyburn off
he/she/itburns off
present participleburning off
past tenseburned off or burnt off
past participleburned off or burnt off
  1. 1
    to remove something by burning it

    They managed to burn off the excess wax.

  2. 2

    burn off

    or

    burn up

    to use up energy or get rid of fat from your body by doing physical activity

    Swimming can help you burn off those unwanted calories.

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