Synonyms of flame in English:

flame


See definition of flame

noun

1flames‘they could see flames shooting up into the air’

SYNONYMS
fire, blaze, conflagration, inferno, holocaust, firestorm

2flames‘the flames of her anger’

SYNONYMS
passion, passionateness, warmth, ardour, fervour, fervency, fire, intensity, keenness
excitement, eagerness, enthusiasm

3‘an old flame’

SYNONYMS
sweetheart, boyfriend, girlfriend, lover, love, partner, beloved, beau, darling, escort, suitor
inamorato, inamorata
querida
informal steady
British informal boyf, girlf

verb

1‘logs crackled and flamed’

SYNONYMS
burn, blaze, be ablaze, be alight, be on fire, be in flames, be aflame
burst into flame, catch fire

2‘pour the whisky over the lobster and flame it’

SYNONYMS
ignite, light, set light to, set fire to, set on fire, set alight, kindle, inflame, burn, touch off
informal put a match to, set a match to
ANTONYMS

extinguish

3‘the log flamed orange and pink behind the trees’

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glow, shine, flash, beam, glare, sparkle

4‘Erica's cheeks flamed’

SYNONYMS
become red, go red, blush, flush, redden, grow crimson, grow pink, grow scarlet, colour, glow, be suffused with colour

Phrases

    in flames

    ‘two ships are in flames’


    SYNONYMS

    on fire, burning, alight, flaming, blazing, raging, fiery, lit, lighted, ignited

    literary

    afire

    ANTONYMS

    extinguished