Definitions for ablazeəˈbleɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•blazeəˈbleɪz(adj.)

  1. burning; on fire.

  2. gleaming with bright lights or bold colors.

  3. excited; eager; ardent.

Origin of ablaze:

1800–10

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ablaze, aflame, aroused(adj)

    keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement

    "his face all ablaze with excitement"- Bram Stoker; "he was aflame with desire"

  2. ablaze(p), afire(p), aflame(p), aflare(p), alight(p), on fire(p)(adj)

    lighted up by or as by fire or flame

    "forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning"; "even the car's tires were aflame"; "a night aflare with fireworks"; "candles alight on the tables"; "houses on fire"

  3. ablaze(adj)

    resembling flame in brilliance or color

    "maple trees ablaze in autumn"

  4. ablaze(p), inflamed, reddened(adj)

    lighted with red light as if with flames

    "streets ablaze with lighted Christmas trees"; "the inflamed clouds at sunset"; "reddened faces around the campfire"

Wiktionary

  1. ablaze(Adverb)

    On fire; in a blaze, gleaming.

  2. ablaze(Adverb)

    Lit up brightly and with color.

  3. ablaze(Adverb)

    In a state of glowing excitement or ardent desire.

    The young Cambridge democrats were all ablaze to assist Torrijos. -Thomas Carlyle

  4. ablaze(Adjective)

    Burning fiercely; in a blaze; on fire.

  5. ablaze(Adjective)

    Radiant with bright light and color.

    All ablaze with crimson and gold. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  6. ablaze(Adjective)

    In a state of glowing excitement or ardent desire.

    The young Cambridge democrats were all ablaze to assist Torrijos. -Thomas Carlyle

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ablaze

    on fire; in a blaze, gleaming

  2. Ablaze

    in a state of glowing excitement or ardent desire


Translations for ablaze

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

ablaze(adjective)

burning strongly

The building was ablaze when the fire brigade arrived.

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