Synonyms for Fire:


ac, air, air-conditioned, boiler, bonfire, burner, central heating, convector, hearth, holocaust, incandescence, luminosity, pyre, scintillation, air conditioner, air conditioning, flare up, dehumidifier. barrage, bombardment, bombing, burst, cannonade, curtain, detonation, explosion, frame of mind, fusillade, gunfire, heart, mood, report, salvo, sensation, shooting, shot, spray, temper, undercurrent, volley, your inner self. ask, dash, demand, inquire, interrogate, interview, probe, question, put to, pick someone's brains, put someone on the spot. backfire, cycle, engagement, go, grind, idle, ignite, cut out, burst into flame. firestorm, hot, spontaneous combustion, wildfire. feelings, lay off, pay off, pension off, pink slip, retire, ease out, give someone notice. aim, concern, fight, load, open up, let off, zealousness, fire off. brilliance, brilliancy, cover, crossfire, exchange, radiance, friendly fire, drive-by, fire fight. genius, good, inspiration. animation, vigor (noun)
ardor, dash, drive, eagerness, energy, enthusiasm, excitement, exhilaration, fervency, fervor, force, light, passion, pep, punch, radiance, snap, sparkle, spirit, verve, vim, vivacity, zeal, zing, zip.
barrage of projectiles (noun)
attack, bombardment, bombing, cannonade, crossfire, explosion, fusillade, salvo, volley.
burning (noun)
blaze, bonfire, flare, glow, hearth, heat, holocaust, incandescence, luminosity, pyre, scintillation, warmth.
energy (noun)
activity, effervescence, energy, fervor, might, pep, potency, puissance, snap, spirit, spunk, stamina, strength, verve, vigor, vim, vivacity, zeal, zing, zip.
enthusiasm (noun)
ardor, eagerness, enthusiasm.
excitement (noun)
agitation, animation, anxiety, arousal, attentiveness, disquietude, electrification, excitement, exhilaration, fervency, feverishness, furor, inflammation, passion, stimulation, turbulence, Ardency.
fire (noun)
ardor, ardour, arouse, attack, blast, burn, burn down, can, discharge, dismiss, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fervency, fervidness, fervor, fervour, firing, flack, flak, flame, flaming, force out, fuel, give notice, give the axe, kindle, open fire, provoke, raise, sack, send away, terminate.
heat (noun)
calefaction, fever, temperature, warmth, Torridness.
life (noun)
light source (noun)
arc lamp, beacon, candle, flame, flare, flashlight, floodlight, floor lamp, headlight, jack-o'-lantern, klieg light, lamp, lantern, light, light bulb, mercury-vapor lamp, moon, moonbeam, oil lamp, pilot light, searchlight, spotlight, star, street lamp, sun, table lamp, taper, torch, Illuminator, Tungsten lamp, desk light, fluorescent light, incandescent light, neon light.
motivation (noun)
motive (noun)
catalyst, compulsion, enticement, facilitation, fermentation, fomentation, goading, impulsion, induction, magnetism, motive, prompting, propulsion, provocation.
on fire (noun)
oven (noun)
pottery (noun)
ceramics, china clay, kiln, knead, potter, potter's wheel, pottery, slip.
ruin (noun)


cause to burn (verb)
enkindle, ignite, kindle.
competition (verb)
discharge, open fire.
detonate or throw a weapon (verb)
cast, discharge, fling, heave, hurl, launch, pitch, shoot, toss, let off.
dismiss from responsibility (verb)
can, lay off, pink slip, sack, terminate.
energize (verb)
activate, charge, drive, empower, energize, force, invigorate, power, recharge, revive, rouse, spark.
excite (verb)
agitate, animate, arouse, disquiet, disturb, electrify, excite, exhilarate, inflame, stimulate, Impassion.
excite, arouse (verb)
animate, electrify, inflame, inspire, provoke, rouse, Impassion.
heat (verb)
bake, barbecue, boil, braise, broil, burn, char, cook, fry, grill, heat, parboil, parch, poach, roast, scald, scorch, sear, simmer, singe, stew, swelter, toast, warm.
light (verb)
beam, blaze, flash, flood, fluoresce, gleam, glint, glitter, glow, illuminate, incandesce, radiate, scintillate, shine, sparkle, spot.
motivate (verb)
bump, encourage, entice, ferment, foment, hasten, hurtle, induce, inspire, instigate, jerk, jog, jolt, jostle, knock, magnetize, motivate, move, nudge, poke, prompt, provoke, punch, shoot, strike, trigger, urge.
propel (verb)
bowl, bunt, butt, cant, cast, catapult, chuck, compel, flick, fling, goad, heave, hurl, impel, launch, lob, pelt, pitch, precipitate, prod, project, propel, push, ram, shove, shunt, sling, throw, thrust, toss.

Other synonyms:

bombardment, bonfire, brilliance, brilliancy, gunfire, pink slip, pyre, spontaneous combustion, wildfire, friendly fire, zealousness, drive-by, ease out, fire fight. backfire, crossfire, cycle, firestorm, ignite, luminosity, radiance, salvo, shooting, fire off. burst, grind, inspiration, pay off. dash, engagement, genius, flare up. idle, let off. open up. exchange, load. shot. lay off. fight, go. cover. barrage
lay off
pay off.
ceramics, china clay, kiln, knead, potter, potter's wheel, pottery, slip.
send off
set on fire
Other relevant words:
can, discharge, dismiss, enkindle, fervidness, firing, go, gunfire, hot, ignite, kiln, kindle, sack, shooting, fire off.

Usage examples for fire

  1. We went through two or three rooms, all lighted up and empty- the Duke sending a page to fetch M. Barillon out of the Queen's private closet where he was talking with her- into a little chamber that looked out upon the court, where there was a fire lighted. – Oddsfish! by Robert Hugh Benson
  2. Hand in hand, they sat down together by the fire – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  3. Gibbons asked when they had sat down by the fire – Colonel Thorndyke's Secret by G. A. Henty