burn,set fire to,set on fire,set light to,set alight,incinerate,ignite,kindle,put/set a match to,light,start,touch off,reduce to ashes,destroy by firetorch
a portable means of illumination such as a piece of wood or cloth soaked in tallow or an oil lamp on a pole sometimes carried ceremonially.torch
set fire to.
the shops had been looted and torched
mountain warlords carried the torch of Greek independence