Synonyms for (noun) flame

fire, flame, flaming

the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke

fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries

LESS SPECIFIC: combustion, burning

Synonyms for (verb) flame


criticize harshly, usually via an electronic medium

the person who posted an inflammatory message got flamed


be in flames or aflame

The sky seemed to flame in the Hawaiian sunset

LESS SPECIFIC: burn, combust

flame, flare

shine with a sudden light

The night sky flared with the massive bombardment

LESS SPECIFIC: shine, beam