Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

To stop burning and not burning - synonyms or related words

burn out

if a fire burns out, or if it burns itself out, it stops burning

burn down

if a fire or flame burns down, it becomes smaller and less hot

go out

to stop burning or shining

die

verb

to stop burning or shining

out

adverb

no longer burning

unlit

adjective

not burning yet

dying

adjective

a dying light or fire has almost stopped burning or shining

conlang

… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

spogs

spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog