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Another word for fire

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Noun
  1. The visible signs of combustion

    See also:

    hot

  2. Powerful, intense emotion

    See also:

    feelings

  3. Passionate devotion to or interest in a cause or subject, for example

  4. Exceptional brightness and clarity, as of a cut and polished stone

    See also:

    light

  5. Liveliness and vivacity of imagination

    See also:

    good

Verb
  1. To cause to burn or undergo combustion

      1. A portable light produced by the flame of a stick of resinous wood or of a flammable material wound about the end of a stick of wood; a flambeau.
      2. A flashlight.
      3. Something that serves to illuminate, enlighten, or guide.
      1. Electromagnetic radiation that is visible, perceivable by the normal human eye as colors between red and violet, having frequencies between 400 terahertz and 790 terahertz and wavelengths between 750 nanometers and 380 nanometers.
      2. Electromagnetic radiation of any frequency or wavelength.
      3. The sensation of perceiving light; brightness:
      1. To build or fuel (a fire).
      2. To set fire to; ignite.
      3. To cause to glow; light up:
      1. To cause to burn:
      2. To set fire to:
      3. To arouse the passions of; excite:
      1. To set afire; light.
      2. To incite; arouse.
      3. To make luminous and glowing.
  2. To arouse the emotions of; make ardent

    See also:

    excite

  3. To discharge a gun or firearm

      1. To hit, wound, or kill with a missile fired from a weapon.
      2. To remove or destroy by firing or projecting a missile:
      3. To make (a hole, for example) by firing a weapon.
    See also:

    action

  4. To release or cause to release energy suddenly and violently, especially with a loud noise

    See also:

    explosion

  5. To launch with great force

      1. To hit, wound, or kill with a missile fired from a weapon.
      2. To remove or destroy by firing or projecting a missile:
      3. To make (a hole, for example) by firing a weapon.
      1. To cause to move forward or onward.
      2. To cause to develop or progress:
      1. An undertaking requiring concerted effort:
      2. An extensive task undertaken by a student or group of students to apply, illustrate, or supplement classroom lessons.
      3. A plan or proposal for accomplishing something.
      1. Not fastened, restrained, or contained:
      2. Not taut, fixed, or rigid:
      3. Free from confinement or imprisonment; unfettered:
      1. To move with or as if with great speed:
      2. To fling with great force; hurl.
    Idioms:
    See also:

    move

  6. To send through the air with a motion of the hand or arm

      1. To throw lightly or casually or with a sudden jerk:
      2. To throw or propel upward:
      3. To throw or propel to the ground:
      1. To propel through the air with a motion of the hand or arm.
      2. To propel or discharge into the air by any means:
      3. To cause to move with great force or speed; propel or displace:
      1. A weapon consisting of a looped strap in which a stone is whirled and then let fly.
      2. A slingshot.
      3. A band suspended from the neck to support an injured arm or hand.
      1. Easily startled; timid:
      2. Tending to avoid contact or familiarity with others; retiring or reserved:
      3. Characterized by reserve or diffidence:
      1. To hit, wound, or kill with a missile fired from a weapon.
      2. To remove or destroy by firing or projecting a missile:
      3. To make (a hole, for example) by firing a weapon.
      1. Any of various thick, dark, sticky substances obtained from the distillation residue of coal tar, wood tar, or petroleum and used for waterproofing, roofing, caulking, and paving.
      2. Any of various natural bitumens, such as mineral pitch or asphalt.
      3. A resin derived from the sap of various coniferous trees, as the pines.
      1. To throw or propel with force; hurl:
      2. To set or thrust (a self-propelled craft or projectile) in motion:
      3. To put (a boat) into the water in readiness for use.
      1. To move with or as if with great speed:
      2. To fling with great force; hurl.
      1. To throw with great force; fling.
      2. To cause to move with great force or violence:
      3. To send with great vigor; thrust:
      1. To raise or lift, especially with great effort or force:
      2. To throw (a heavy object) with great effort; hurl:
      3. To throw or toss:
      1. To throw with violence:
      2. To put or send suddenly or unexpectedly:
      3. To engage (oneself) in an activity with abandon and energy.
      1. To move with haste; rush:
      2. To strike violently; smash:
      3. To break or smash by striking violently:
      1. A slender, pointed missile, often having tail fins, thrown by hand, shot from a blowgun, or expelled by an exploding bomb.
      2. A game in which such missiles are thrown at a target.
      3. An object likened to such a missile.
      1. To throw (something, especially something light):
      2. To throw with force; hurl:
      3. To throw or propel a lure or bait at the end of (a fishing line) into the water so as to catch fish or other aquatic life.
    See also:

    move

  7. To end the employment or service of

      1. A bag, especially one made of strong material for holding grain or objects in bulk.
      2. The amount that a sack can hold:
      3. A short loose-fitting garment for women and children.
      1. Used to indicate physical or mental ability:
      2. Used to indicate possession of a specified power, right, or privilege:
      3. Used to indicate possession of a specified capability or skill:
      1. To rebound after having struck an object or a surface.
      2. To move jerkily; bump:
      3. To bound:
      1. A durable covering for the foot and part or much of the leg, usually made of leather, fabric, plastic, or rubber.
      2. A protective covering, especially a sheath to enclose the base of a floor-mounted gear shift lever in a car or truck.
      3. An automobile trunk.
      1. A notice of termination of employment.
      1. A tool with a bladed, usually heavy head mounted crosswise on a handle, used for felling trees or chopping wood.
      2. Any of various bladed, handheld implements used as a cutting tool or weapon.
      3. A sudden termination of employment:
      1. To bring to an end or halt:
      2. To occur at or form the end of; conclude or finish:
      3. To discontinue the employment of; dismiss:
      1. To set free from confinement or bondage:
      2. To set free from physical restraint or binding; let go:
      3. To cause or allow to move away or spread from a source or place of confinement:
      1. The smallest quantity of liquid heavy enough to fall in a spherical mass.
      2. Liquid medicine administered in drops.
      3. A small quantity of a substance:
      1. To end the employment or service of; discharge.
      2. To direct or allow to leave:
      3. To stop considering; rid one's mind of; dispel:
      1. To release, as from confinement, care, or duty:
      2. To let go; empty out:
      3. To pour forth; emit:
      1. The officer of a bank or business concern in charge of paying and receiving money.
      2. A store employee who handles cash transactions with customers.

Another word for fire

Noun
  1. Visible oxidation

  2. The discharge of ordnance

    See also:

    attack

  3. Fiery temperament