What does ablaze mean?

Definitions for ablazeəˈbleɪz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ablaze.

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"


  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

  3. Origin: [Pref. a- + blaze.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ablaze

    a-blāz′, adj. in a blaze, on fire: gleaming brightly. [Prep. a, and Blaze.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ablaze in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ablaze in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. St. Catherine of Sienna:

    If you are what you should be, you will set the whole world ablaze.

  2. Steve Johnson:

    That whole place was ablaze. It was like Armageddon, we were literally driving through the flames.

Images & Illustrations of ablaze

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Translations for ablaze

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • مشتعلArabic
  • пламнал, лумнал, пламвам, лумвамBulgarian
  • cremant, ardent, rogentCatalan, Valencian
  • loderndGerman
  • φλεγόμενοςGreek
  • resplandeciente, llama, ardiente, ardiendo, radianteSpanish
  • tulessa, kiihkeä, hehkuva, intoa täynnä, liekeissä, innokas, innoissaan, ilmiliekeissä, innokkaasti, palavasti, palava, [[kirkkaasti]] [[valaistu]], kiihkeästiFinnish
  • flamme, embraséFrench
  • lasrachScottish Gaelic
  • fiammeggiante, in fiammeItalian
  • בָּאֵשׁHebrew
  • 着火, 輝く, 興奮, 燃えるJapanese
  • in lichterlaaieDutch
  • rozjarzony, w ogniuPolish
  • em, brilhando, queimando, chamas, radiante, ardente, ardendo, brilhante, resplandecente, brasasPortuguese
  • în flăcări, lucitor, scânteind, strălucind, aprinsRomanian
  • гореть, пылать, сверкать, возбуждённый, пылкийRussian
  • theeyilTamil
  • మండుతూTelugu

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