Another word for fire


fire, flame, flaming - the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke

Example:- fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries

fire - the event of something burning (often destructive)

Example:- they lost everything in the fire

fire, firing - the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy

Example:- hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes

fire - once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)

attack, blast, fire, flack, flak - intense adverse criticism

Example:- Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party

fire - fuel that is burning and is used as a means for cooking

Example:- put the kettle on the fire

ardor, ardour, fervency, fervidness, fervor, fervour, fire - feelings of great warmth and intensity

Example:- he spoke with great ardor

fire - a severe trial

Example:- he went through fire and damnation

fire - a fireplace in which a relatively small fire is burning

Example:- they sat by the fire and talked


can, dismiss, displace, fire, force out, give notice, give the axe, give the sack, sack, send away, terminate - terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position

Example:- The boss fired his secretary today

fire, open fire - start firing a weapon

fire, fuel - provide with fuel

Example:- Oil fires the furnace

discharge, fire, go off - go off or discharge

Example:- The gun fired

fire - drive out or away by or as if by fire

Example:- The soldiers were fired

burn, burn down, fire - destroy by fire

Example:- They burned the house and his diaries

discharge, fire - cause to go off

Example:- fire a gun

arouse, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, kindle, provoke, raise - call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

Example:- arouse pity

fire - bake in a kiln so as to harden

Example:- fire pottery

Tweets containing the word fire

Source : WordNet