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Definition of "burns" []

  • Robert. 1759–96, Scottish lyric poet. His verse, written mostly in dialect, includes love songs, nature poetry, and satires. Auld Lang Syne and Tam o' Shanter are among his best known poems (noun)
  • Robert. 1759–96, Scottish lyric poet. His verse, written mostly in dialect, includes love songs, nature poetry, and satires. Auld Lang Syne and Tam o' Shanter are among his best known poems (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of burn. (verb)

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  • Plural form of burn. (noun)

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Use "burns" in a sentence
  • "_inflection_; as when we say, Fire burns; the change of the second word from _burn_ to _burns_ showing that we mean to affirm the predicate burn of the subject fire."
  • "ROBERTSON: In Gaza doctors show patients with what they describe as burns from phosphorous shells fired by Israeli forces."
  • "ROBERTSON (voice-over): In Gaza, doctors show patients with what they describe as burns from phosphorous shells fired by Israeli forces."