burn up

phrasal verb

Definition of burn up

: to be destroyed or cause (something) to be destroyed by fire Most asteroids burn up upon entering the Earth's atmosphere. Wildfires have been raging across the region burning up acres of forest. Do we still need these old receipts? No, burn them up.

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