Words Like COMBUST

We have put together a list of words that are similar to COMBUST.

12 Alternative Words Similar to combust

1 Burn Verb      Synonym Words Like Burn
2 Erupt Verb      Synonym Words Like Erupt
3 Ignite Verb      Synonym Words Like Ignite
4 Conflagrate Verb      Synonym Words Like Conflagrate
5 Turn Verb      Synonym Words Like Turn
6 Catch Verb      Hyponym Words Like Catch
7 Deflagrate Verb      Hyponym
8 Light Verb      Hyponym Words Like Light
9 Smolder Verb      Hyponym Words Like Smolder
10 Smoulder Verb      Hyponym Words Like Smoulder
11 Blaze Verb      Hyponym Words Like Blaze
12 Flame Verb      Hyponym Words Like Flame

3 examples of combust

1 The oily rags combusted spontaneously
2 We combust coal and other fossil fuels
3 Spam makes me go ballistic

10 definitions of combust

1 Burnt; consumed.
2 So near the sun as to be obscured or eclipsed by his light, as the moon or planets when not more than eight degrees and a half from the sun.
3 start to burn or burst into flames
4 cause to burn or combust
5 get very angry and fly into a rage
6 cause to become violent or angry
7 undergo combustion
8 To catch fire; burst into flame: The fire started when a pile of oily rags spontaneously combusted.
9 To undergo combustion; burn: As the fuels were combusting they gave off noxious vapors.
10 To become suddenly angry or agitated: The defendant combusted when he heard the verdict.
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