Definition of Blaze

1. Noun. A strong flame that burns brightly. "The blaze spread rapidly"

Exact synonyms: Blazing
Generic synonyms: Fire, Flame, Flaming



2. Verb. Shine brightly and intensively. "The horizon is blazeing with lights"; "Meteors blazed across the atmosphere"
Generic synonyms: Beam, Shine

3. Noun. A cause of difficulty and suffering. "Go to blazes"
Exact synonyms: Hell
Generic synonyms: Trouble

4. Verb. Shoot rapidly and repeatedly. "He blazed away at the men"
Exact synonyms: Blaze Away
Generic synonyms: Blast, Shoot

5. Noun. Noisy and unrestrained mischief. "Raising blazes"

6. Verb. Burn brightly and intensely. "The summer sun alone can cause a pine to blaze"
Generic synonyms: Burn, Combust
Also: Blaze Up

7. Noun. A light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted. "A glare of sunlight"
Exact synonyms: Brilliance, Glare
Generic synonyms: Brightness
Derivative terms: Brilliant, Glare

8. Verb. Move rapidly and as if blazing. "The spaceship blazed out into space"
Exact synonyms: Blaze Out
Generic synonyms: Depart, Part, Set Forth, Set Off, Set Out, Start, Start Out, Take Off

9. Noun. A light-colored marking. "The horse had a blaze between its eyes"
Generic synonyms: Marking

10. Verb. Indicate by marking trees with blazes. "Blaze a trail"
Generic synonyms: Mark

Definition of Blaze

1. n. A stream of gas or vapor emitting light and heat in the process of combustion; a bright flame.

2. v. i. To shine with flame; to glow with flame; as, the fire blazes.

3. v. t. To mark (a tree) by chipping off a piece of the bark.

4. v. t. To make public far and wide; to make known; to render conspicuous.

Definition of Blaze

1. Noun. A fire, especially a fast-burning fire producing a lot of flames and light. ¹

2. Noun. The lighter coloured (normally white) markings on a horse's face. ¹

3. Noun. A high-visibility orange colour with a Hex value of FF6600 and RGB of 255,102,0, typically used in warning signs and hunters' clothing. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To be on fire, especially producing a lot of flames and light. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive) To shine like a flame. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To make a thing shine like a flame. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To mark or cut (a route, especially through vegetation), or figuratively, to set a precedent for the taking-on of a challenge. ¹

8. Verb. (slang) To smoke marijuana. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blaze

1. to burn brightly [v BLAZED, BLAZING, BLAZES]

Medical Definition of Blaze

1. 1. A stream of gas or vapor emitting light and heat in the process of combustion; a bright flame. "To heaven the blaze uprolled." 2. Intense, direct light accompanied with heat; as, to seek shelter from the blaze of the sun. "O dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon!" (Milton) 3. A bursting out, or active display of any quality; an outburst; a brilliant display. "Fierce blaze of riot." "His blaze of wrath." "For what is glory but the blaze of fame?" (Milton) 4. [Cf. D.; akin to E. Light] A white spot on the forehead of a horse. 5. A spot made on trees by chipping off a piece of the bark, usually as a surveyor's mark. "Three blazes in a perpendicular line on the same tree indicating a legislative road, the single blaze a settlement or neighborhood road." (Carlton) In a blaze, on fire; burning with a flame; filled with, giving, or reflecting light; excited or exasperated. Like blazes, furiously; rapidly. "The horses did along like blazes tear." In low language in the U. S, blazes is frequently used of something extreme or excessive, especially of something very bad; as, blue as blazes. Synonym: Blaze, Flame. A blaze and a flame are both produced by burning gas. In blaze the idea of light rapidly evolved is prominent, with or without heat; as, the blaze of the sun or of a meteor. Flame includes a stronger notion of heat; as, he perished in the flames. Origin: OE. Blase, AS. Blaese, blase; akin to OHG. Blass whitish, G. Blass pale, MHG. Blas torch, Icel. Blys torch; perh. Fr. The same root as E. Blast. Cf. Blast, Blush, Blink. 1. To mark (a tree) by chipping off a piece of the bark. "I found my way by the blazed trees." (Hoffman) 2. To designate by blazing; to mark out, as by blazed trees; as, to blaze a line or path. "Champollion died in 1832, having done little more than blaze out the road to be traveled by others." (Nott) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blaze

blawed
blawg
blawgs
blawing
blawn
blawort
blaworts
blaws
blaxploitation
blaxploitations
blaxploitative
blay
blays
blazar
blazars
blaze (current term)
blaze a trail
blaze away
blaze orange
blaze oranges
blaze out
blaze up
blazed
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blazered
blazers
blazes
blazing
blazing star
blazingly

Literary usage of Blaze

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1. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1902)
"On uninjured beans the blaze current is in the same direction as the exciting ... On an uninjured bean the after-effect or blaze is invariably in the same ..."

2. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1841 I desire to new blaze the landmarks which do now, and ever have divided ... blaze. A continual firing. 1777 [They] kept up such a blaze upon the enemy, ..."

3. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... in the blaze, Widespreading, houses perish ; and the force Of a strong wind makes terrible its roar; So rose the din, unceasing as they went, ..."

4. Elements of Criticism by Henry Home Kames (1807)
"Th' unweary'd blaze ... Iliad, ix. 19. Iliad, xii. 94. Fear on their cheek, and horror in their eye. Iliad, xv. 4. The blaze of armour ..."

5. The Church History of Britain, from the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, James Nichols (1842)
"Bede's last blaze, and the Going-out of the Candle of his Life. AD734. One of the last things he did was the translating of the Gospel of St. John into ..."

6. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1902)
"On uninjured beans the blaze current is in the same direction as the exciting ... On an uninjured bean the after-effect or blaze is invariably in the same ..."

7. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1841 I desire to new blaze the landmarks which do now, and ever have divided ... blaze. A continual firing. 1777 [They] kept up such a blaze upon the enemy, ..."

8. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... in the blaze, Widespreading, houses perish ; and the force Of a strong wind makes terrible its roar; So rose the din, unceasing as they went, ..."

9. Elements of Criticism by Henry Home Kames (1807)
"Th' unweary'd blaze ... Iliad, ix. 19. Iliad, xii. 94. Fear on their cheek, and horror in their eye. Iliad, xv. 4. The blaze of armour ..."

10. The Church History of Britain, from the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, James Nichols (1842)
"Bede's last blaze, and the Going-out of the Candle of his Life. AD734. One of the last things he did was the translating of the Gospel of St. John into ..."

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