burn alive

Definition of burn alive

:to kill by being set on fire
  • The captives were burned alive.

Word by Word Definitions

burn play
  1. : creek

  1. : to consume fuel and give off heat, light, and gases

  2. : to undergo combustion

  3. : to contain a fire

  1. : an act, process, instance, or result of burning: such as

  2. : injury or damage resulting from exposure to fire, heat, caustics, electricity, or certain radiations

  3. : a burned area

alive play
  1. : having life : not dead or inanimate

  2. : still in existence, force, or operation : active

  3. : still active in competition with a chance of victory


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