What does ablaze mean?

Definitions for ablaze
əˈbleɪzablaze

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ablaze, aflame, arousedadjective

    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)adjective

    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. ablazeadjective

    resembling flame in brilliance or color

    "maple trees ablaze in autumn"

  4. ablaze(p), inflamed, reddenedadjective

    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. ablazeadverb

    On fire; in a blaze, gleaming.

  2. ablazeadverb

    Lit up brightly and with color.

  3. ablazeadverb

    In a state of glowing excitement or ardent desire.

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

  4. ablazeadjective

    Burning fiercely; in a blaze; on fire.

  5. ablazeadjective

    Radiant with bright light and color.

    All ablaze with crimson and gold. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  6. ablazeadjective

    In a state of glowing excitement or ardent desire.

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

Wikipedia

  1. Ablaze

    Ablaze is a 2001 American direct-to-video action disaster film, starring John Bradley, Tom Arnold and Michael Dudikoff. It was directed by Jim Wynorski. The film uses stock footage from two other films. The car chase scene at the beginning of the film is edited from the 1993 film Striking Distance. Ablaze also uses several footage from the film City on Fire during the entire film. The film also contains stock footage from the 1970s TV Show Emergency!

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ablaze

    on fire; in a blaze, gleaming

  2. Ablaze

    in a state of glowing excitement or ardent desire

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ablaze

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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of ablaze in a Sentence

  1. Krystal Bellaine Miller:

    Then( he) saw the explosion, went to check it out, saw it was my mother's vehicle, full of bullet holes, completely ablaze.

  2. Lafe Langford:

    What Lafe Langford has told us is that one of the three vehicles was shot up and then set ablaze.

  3. Marybeth Antier:

    I saw the building where we live already ablaze, my child was inside but I could not enter anymore.

  4. Chris Weston:

    My back-of-the-envelope playbook is that we’d need a headline year-on-year number north of 5.5% to really set this market ablaze, we know inflation will be transitory – it’s a question of how long it takes for the year-on-year change to head back to 2%.

  5. Krystal Bellaine Miller:

    My brother was fixing Rhonita's broken-down vehicle, saw a fire, didn't think anything of it, then( he) saw the explosion, went to check it out, saw it was my mother's vehicle, full of bullet holes, completely ablaze.

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  • مشتعلArabic
  • пламвам, лумвам, пламнал, лумналBulgarian
  • cremant, rogent, ardentCatalan, Valencian
  • loderndGerman
  • φλεγόμενοςGreek
  • ardiente, ardiendo, resplandeciente, llama, radianteSpanish
  • kiihkeä, innokas, ilmiliekeissä, innokkaasti, liekeissä, tulessa, palavasti, innoissaan, kiihkeästi, intoa täynnä, palava, [[kirkkaasti]] [[valaistu]], hehkuvaFinnish
  • embrasé, flammeFrench
  • lasrachScottish Gaelic
  • जलता हुआHindi
  • in fiamme, fiammeggianteItalian
  • בָּאֵשׁHebrew
  • 燃える, 着火, 興奮, 輝くJapanese
  • magnus igne ardensLatin
  • in lichterlaaieDutch
  • rozjarzony, w ogniuPolish
  • queimando, brilhando, em, brasas, ardente, chamas, resplandecente, brilhante, radiante, ardendoPortuguese
  • în flăcări, aprins, lucitor, strălucind, scânteindRomanian
  • пылать, гореть, пылкий, сверкать, возбуждённыйRussian
  • theeyilTamil
  • మండుతూTelugu

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