- : to dissipate as though consumed by fire
the haze has burned away: to eliminate by or as if by burning
his style burns away overlocalized fact — Saturday Review
* * *ˌburn a ˈway [intransitive/transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they burn away he/she/it burns away present participle burning away past tense burned away burnt away past participle burned away burnt away] phrasal verbto remove something, or to be removed, by burning
They use lasers to burn away the cancerous cells.
The paraffin finally burned away.Thesaurus: to burn somethingsynonymMain entry: burn
* * *burn away [phrasal verb]burn away or burn (something) away or burn away (something) : to be removed or to remove (something) by fire or heat• • •Main Entry: ↑burn
* * *ˌburn aˈway | ˌburn sthaˈway derivedto disappear as a result of burning; to make sth do this
Half the candle had burnt away.
The clothing on his back got burnt away in the fire.Main entry: ↑burnderived
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