Fire Meaning

There are 21 meaning(s) for word Fire

Fire Meaning 1 : call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

    Synonyms : arouse,  elicit,  enkindle,  evoke,  kindle,  provoke,  raise
Fire Meaning 2 : provide with fuel

    Example : Oil fires the furnace

    Synonyms : fuel
Fire Meaning 3 : start firing a weapon

    Synonyms : open fire
Fire Meaning 4 : go off or discharge

    Example : The gun fired

    Synonyms : discharge,  go off
Fire Meaning 5 : the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke

    Example : fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries

    Synonyms : flame,  flaming
Fire Meaning 6 : start or maintain a fire in

    Example : fire the furnace

    Synonyms : ignite,  light
Fire Meaning 7 : feelings of great warmth and intensity

    Synonyms : ardor,  ardour,  fervency,  fervidness,  fervor,  fervour
Fire Meaning 8 : become ignited

    Example : The furnace wouldn't fire

    Synonyms : flame up
Fire Meaning 9 : the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy

    Example : hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes,they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

    Synonyms : firing
Fire Meaning 10 : intense adverse criticism

    Example : Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party

    Synonyms : attack,  blast,  flack,  flak
Fire Meaning 11 : terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position

    Example : The boss fired his secretary today

    Synonyms : can,  dismiss,  displace,  force out,  give notice,  give the axe,  give the sack,  sack,  send away,  terminate
Fire Meaning 12 : cause to go off

    Example : fire a gun,fire a bullet

    Synonyms : discharge
Fire Meaning 13 : destroy by fire

    Synonyms : burn,  burn down
Fire Meaning 14 : a fireplace in which a relatively small fire is burning

    Example : they sat by the fire and talked

Fire Meaning 15 : a severe trial

    Example : he went through fire and damnation

Fire Meaning 16 : bake in a kiln so as to harden

    Example : fire pottery

Fire Meaning 17 : drive out or away by or as if by fire

    Example : The soldiers were fired,Surrender fires the cold skepticism

Fire Meaning 18 : fuel that is burning and is used as a means for cooking

    Example : put the kettle on the fire,barbecue over an open fire

Fire Meaning 19 : generate an electrical impulse

    Example : the neurons fired fast

Fire Meaning 20 : once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)

Fire Meaning 21 : the event of something burning (often destructive)

    Example : they lost everything in the fire

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How to Pronounce Fire

  • faɪər