Synonyms for flare:
glisten, octagon, hexagon, heptagon, pentagon, collapsible, concertina, SQ, Japanese lantern, enthusiasm, polyhedron, illumine, candlestick, angle, oblong, right triangle, emit, rectangle, trapezoid, quadrilateral, quadrant, isosceles triangle, chandelier, equilateral triangle, outbreak, polygon, scalene triangle, rhombus, parallelogram, hexagram, trapezium, outshine, fractal, gaslight, open out, candelabra.
go off, spark.
Other synonyms and related words:
fanfare, radiance, flair, gleaming, enthusiasm, broaden, flare pass, agony, candelabra, flare out, collapsible, light up, extend, combust, parallelogram, flashing, illumination, go up, glisten, erupt, belch, ostentation, intrude, extravasate, heartbeat, heptagon, break, eruption, come out, flutter, scintillation, pop out, split, genius, outshine, flicker, flashbulb, split second, gale, sheen, spurt, cube, blow up, rectangle, octagon, polygon, push through, fume, outbreak, outburst, streak, luminescence, take fire, flashgun, explosion, solar flare, dash, burn up, cuboid, flurry, angle, candlestick, newsflash, spasm, unfold, jiffy, unfurl, flash lamp, panache, seethe, break out, shimmer, burst out, recrudesce, emit, shining, news bulletin, trapezium, newsbreak, trapezoid, fluorescence, gush, vent, spark, trice, instant, paroxysm, blaze up, twinkling, twinkle, burn off, fractal, burn down, storm, glare, flash bulb, Ebullition, diamond, collapse, catch fire, glimmer, glistering, luster, flame up, gust, widen, burn, style, ignite, gaslight, wink, photoflash, pyramid, burst, lip, stream, hexagon, explode, outspread, break open, chevron, break through, glistening, fly, irrupt, Outstretch, blink, conflagrate, expand, go off, dazzle, chandelier, elan, incandescence, narrow.
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
Sense 7 (noun)
chandelier, Chinese Lantern, candlestick, gaslight, Japanese lantern, candelabra.
Sense 8 (noun)
flare up (noun)
forward pass (noun)
light source (noun)
lamp, flame, klieg light, flashlight, floor lamp, light, sun, floodlight, spotlight, desk light, moonbeam, neon light, mercury-vapor lamp, moon, table lamp, oil lamp, street lamp, jack-o'-lantern, Tungsten lamp, headlight, fire, fluorescent light, Illuminator, torch, lantern, taper, star, light bulb, searchlight, candle, pilot light, incandescent light, arc lamp.
erupt, blow (verb)
Usage examples for flare:
- The vials used by Dr. Marx are of thinner glass than those which I recommend and flare slightly at the top, as shown in the accompanying illustrations. - "Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects", C. V. Riley.
- And then, with a sudden flare of the old pride, he exclaimed, No, no. - "Masterman and Son", W. J. Dawson.
- Linmere turned up the gas into a flare, and, throwing off his coat, flung himself into an arm- chair, and wiped the perspiration from his forehead. - "The Fatal Glove", Clara Augusta Jones Trask.