Associations to the word «Blaze»


BLAZE, noun. A fire, especially a fast-burning fire producing a lot of flames and light.
BLAZE, noun. Intense, direct light accompanied with heat.
BLAZE, noun. The white or lighter-coloured markings on a horse's face.
BLAZE, noun. A high-visibility orange colour, typically used in warning signs and hunters' clothing.
BLAZE, noun. A bursting out, or active display of any quality; an outburst.
BLAZE, noun. A spot made on trees by chipping off a piece of the bark, usually as a surveyor's mark.
BLAZE, verb. (intransitive) To be on fire, especially producing a lot of flames and light.
BLAZE, verb. (intransitive) To shine like a flame.
BLAZE, verb. (transitive) To make a thing shine like a flame.
BLAZE, verb. (transitive) To mark or cut (a route, especially through vegetation), or figuratively, to set a precedent for the taking-on of a challenge.
BLAZE, verb. (slang) To smoke marijuana.
BLAZE A TRAIL, verb. (idiomatic) To show the way or proceed rapidly.
BLAZE A TRAIL, verb. (idiomatic) To set precedent or do something novel; to break new ground.
BLAZE AWAY, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) to fire (firearms) repeatedly
BLAZE OF GLORY, noun. An impressive but brief display of strength before expiring, in the way that a fire burns more brightly shortly before burning out.
BLAZE OF GLORY, noun. A sight, usually associated with a deity, that is forbidden or that is too glorious to behold
BLAZE ORANGE, noun. A bright shade of orange.
BLAZE ORANGES, noun. Plural of blaze orange
BLAZE UP, verb. (intransitive) (of a fire) To burn more brightly
BLAZE UP, verb. (intransitive) (of a fire) to burst into flames from a seemingly non-burning state

Dictionary definition

BLAZE, noun. A strong flame that burns brightly; "the blaze spread rapidly".
BLAZE, noun. A cause of difficulty and suffering; "war is hell"; "go to blazes".
BLAZE, noun. Noisy and unrestrained mischief; "raising blazes".
BLAZE, noun. A light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted; "a glare of sunlight".
BLAZE, noun. A light-colored marking; "they chipped off bark to mark the trail with blazes"; "the horse had a blaze between its eyes".
BLAZE, verb. Shine brightly and intensively; "Meteors blazed across the atmosphere".
BLAZE, verb. Shoot rapidly and repeatedly; "He blazed away at the men".
BLAZE, verb. Burn brightly and intensely; "The summer sun alone can cause a pine to blaze".
BLAZE, verb. Move rapidly and as if blazing; "The spaceship blazed out into space".
BLAZE, verb. Indicate by marking trees with blazes; "blaze a trail".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.