Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb burn_down

2 senses of burn down

Sense 1
burn down, burn up, go up -- (burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire; "The hut burned down"; "The mountain of paper went up in flames")
       => burn, combust -- (undergo combustion; "Maple wood burns well")

Sense 2
burn, fire, burn down -- (destroy by fire; "They burned the house and his diaries")
       => destroy, ruin -- (destroy completely; damage irreparably; "You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!"; "The tears ruined her make-up")

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