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Definitions and Synonyms of set on fire | Another word for set on fire | What is set on fire?

Definition 1: set fire to; cause to start burning - [verb of weather]

Samples where set on fire or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Lightening set fire to the forest

Synonyms for set on fire in the sense of this definition

(set on fire is a kind of ...) cause to burn or combust

"The sun burned off the fog" "We combust coal and other fossil fuels"

(set on fire implies ...) cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat

"Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter" "Light a cigarette"

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