Definition for flame

noun as in fire

Strong match


Weak match

rapid oxidation

noun as in object of passion, lover

verb as in burn

Strongest match


Weak match

flare up


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Example Sentences

We used it to prepare a few rib eyes, and the virtual temperature controls were helpful to get just the right amount of heat and flame out of our wood.

Stoichiometric flames are the Goldilocks variety, with just the right amount of fuel for complete combustion.

Replacing the flammable liquid in lithium-ion batteries would tame their risk of flame.

The latter, however, was successful in mitigating the danger by putting out the flames.

Launching rice and its fixings allows a chef to cook it over really hot flames without burning.

Hatuey asked the religious man holding the flame if indeed any Christians were in heaven.

An orange blossom of flame exploded on our screens as a new reality dawned.

What if it was the divine being who was a symbol for the original object of worship: the flame?

That is, until a rough-tongued Scotsman rekindled the flame.

According to their friend, producer/filmmaker Choke No Joke, it was over a mutual flame.

Like many another cavalier, he had a flame in every country, or rather, in every town which he visited.

The very soil in which it grew must be burned out with the flame of avenging justice.

The bushes seemed to burst into smoke and flame, and then came a crashing volley in return.

A fiery intensity of light lay over it, as though any moment it must burst into sheets of flame.

It is very combustible, burns with a pale blue flame, and is converted into water.

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On this page you'll find 98 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flame, such as: blaze, conflagration, flare, flash, light, and spark.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.