Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) flare, flair (a shape that spreads outward) "the skirt had a wide flare"
- S: (n) flare (a sudden burst of flame)
- S: (n) flare, flash (a burst of light used to communicate or illuminate)
- S: (n) flare (reddening of the skin spreading outward from a focus of infection or irritation)
- S: (n) flare (a sudden recurrence or worsening of symptoms) "a colitis flare"; "infection can cause a lupus flare"
- S: (n) solar flare, flare (a sudden eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun's surface; associated with sunspots and radio interference)
- S: (n) flare (am unwanted reflection in an optical system (or the fogging of an image that is caused by such a reflection))
- S: (n) flare (a sudden outburst of emotion) "she felt a flare of delight"; "she could not control her flare of rage"
- S: (n) flare (a device that produces a bright light for warning or illumination or identification)
- S: (n) flare pass, flare (a short forward pass to a back who is running toward the sidelines) "he threw a flare to the fullback who was tackled for a loss"
- S: (n) flare ((baseball) a fly ball hit a short distance into the outfield)
- S: (v) flare, flame up, blaze up, burn up (burn brightly) "Every star seemed to flare with new intensity"
- S: (v) flare out, flare (become flared and widen, usually at one end) "The bellbottom pants flare out"
- S: (v) flare, flame (shine with a sudden light) "The night sky flared with the massive bombardment"
- S: (v) erupt, irrupt, flare up, flare, break open, burst out (erupt or intensify suddenly) "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"