Meaning of “burn up something” in the English Dictionary

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burn up something

phrasal verb with burn us /bɜrn/ verb past tense and past participle burned /bɜrnd, bɜrnt/ burnt /bɜrnt/

(DESTROY)

to destroy something with fire:

A huge fire burned up the building.

(Definition of “burn up something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)