Synonyms for (verb) combust

Synonyms: burn, combust

Definition: undergo combustion

Usage: Maple wood burns well

Similar words: turn, change state

Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election


Synonyms: combust

Definition: cause to become violent or angry

Usage: Riots combusted Pakistan after the U.S. air attacks on Afghanistan

Similar words: anger

Definition: make angry

Usage: The news angered him


Synonyms: fly off the handle, flip one's lid, flip one's wig, lose one's temper, combust, blow a fuse, blow one's stack, blow up, have a fit, have kittens, go ballistic, hit the ceiling, hit the roof, throw a fit

Definition: get very angry and fly into a rage

Usage: The professor combusted when the student didn't know the answer to a very elementary question; Spam makes me go ballistic

Similar words: rage

Definition: feel intense anger

Usage: Rage against the dying of the light!


Synonyms: conflagrate, take fire, ignite, combust, catch fire, erupt

Definition: start to burn or burst into flames

Usage: Marsh gases ignited suddenly; The oily rags combusted spontaneously

Similar words: turn, change state

Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election