New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: turn up · burn out · churn up · burnout · buy up · fur up · run up · button up · burn off · turn out
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burn up

1 (v + adv) use up (energy, calories etc)
TRANSITIVEídigh verb  c m udóigh verb  c m uthe children burned up their energy swimming d'ídigh na leanaí a gcuid fuinnimh ag snámh, thuirsigh na gasúir amach iad féin ag snámh
INTRANSITIVEthe petrol burned up quickly dhóigh an peitreal go tapa, ídíodh an peitreal go gasta
2 (v + adv) consume or be consumed by fire
TRANSITIVEdóigh go hiomlánloisc go hiomlánshe burned up the evidence dhóigh sí an fhianaise ar fad
INTRANSITIVEdóigh go hiomlánloisc go hiomlánthe capsule burned up in the atmosphere loisc an capsúl san atmaisféar, dódh an capsúl san atmaisféar
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3 (v + adv) produce flames INTRANSITIVElas verb  c m uadhain verb  c m uthe hay started to burn up las an féar 4 (v + adv) (US), informal enrage TRANSITIVEspréach verb  c m uracht feirge a chur artaom feirge a chur arthat burned up my father spréach sé sin m'athair 5 (v + prep) informal travel quickly along TRANSITIVEwe burned up the miles rinneamar an turas ar luas lasrach, chuireamar an t-aistear dínn go han-tapa → see burn