Dictionary Results for firing

1. firing - noun

· the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy; "hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes"; "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire"

Synonym(s): fire

Hypernym(s): attack, onslaught, onset, onrush

2. firing - noun

· the act of discharging a gun

Synonym(s): discharge, firing_off

Hypernym(s): shooting, shot

3. firing - noun

· the act of setting something on fire

Synonym(s): ignition, lighting, kindling, inflammation

Hypernym(s): burning, combustion

4. firing - noun

· the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)

Synonym(s): dismissal, dismission, discharge, liberation, release, sack, sacking

Hypernym(s): termination, ending, conclusion

5. fire - verb

· start firing a weapon

Synonym(s): open_fire

Hypernym(s): blast, shoot

6. fire - verb

· cause to go off; "fire a gun"; "fire a bullet"

Synonym(s): discharge

7. fire - verb

· bake in a kiln so as to harden; "fire pottery"

Hypernym(s): bake

8. fire - verb

· terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"

Synonym(s): displace, give_notice, can, dismiss, give_the_axe, send_away, sack, force_out, give_the_sack, terminate

Hypernym(s): remove

Antonym(s): hire

9. fire - verb

· go off or discharge; "The gun fired"

Synonym(s): discharge, go_off

10. fire - verb

· drive out or away by or as if by fire; "The soldiers were fired"; "Surrender fires the cold skepticism"

Hypernym(s): chase_away, drive_out, turn_back, drive_away, dispel, drive_off, run_off

11. fire - verb

· call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"

Synonym(s): arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, raise, provoke

Hypernym(s): make, create

12. fire - verb

· destroy by fire; "They burned the house and his diaries"

Synonym(s): burn, burn_down

Hypernym(s): destroy, ruin

13. fire - verb

· provide with fuel; "Oil fires the furnace"

Synonym(s): fuel

Hypernym(s): supply, provide, render, furnish

14. fire - verb

· generate an electrical impulse; "the neurons fired fast"

Hypernym(s): generate

15. fire - verb

· become ignited; "The furnace wouldn't fire"

Synonym(s): flame_up

16. fire - verb

· start or maintain a fire in; "fire the furnace"

Synonym(s): light, ignite

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