Synonyms of sear in English:

sear


See definition of sear

verb

1‘the heat of the muzzle blast seared his face’

SYNONYMS
scorch, burn, singe, scald, char
dry out, dry up, parch, desiccate, dehydrate, wither, shrivel
discolour, brown, blacken, carbonize
cauterize
rare exsiccate

2‘sear the meat before adding the rest of the ingredients’

SYNONYMS
flash-fry, seal, brown, fry quickly, grill quickly, toast

3‘his betrayal had seared her terribly’

SYNONYMS
distress, grieve, sadden, make miserable, make wretched, upset, trouble, harrow, cause anguish to, afflict, perturb, disturb
hurt, wound, pain, cut to the quick
affect, move, sting, mortify, torment, torture, gnaw at, vex, gall