Synonyms for Firing:


motivational (adjective)
hastening, moving, prodding, Nudging, motivational, slinging, propelling, prompting, launching, goading, driving, pushing, impelling, Inciting, jolting.


act (noun)
detonation (noun)
explosion (noun)
firing (noun)
firing off, release, sack, discharge, lighting, fire, dismission, inflammation, liberation, kindling, dismissal, sacking, ignition.


energizing (verb)
Empowering, energizing, rousing, reviving, powering, activating, Forcing, invigorating, Charging, recharging, sparking, driving.
exciting (verb)
animating, exciting, disturbing, exhilarating, disquieting, Arousing, agitating, stimulating, inflaming, electrifying.
heating (verb)
frying, scalding, burning, scorching, poaching, toasting, simmering, Searing, barbecuing, Charring, Parboiling, baking, grilling, warming, cooking, sweltering, singing, broiling, heating, braising, Parching, stewing, boiling, roasting.
lighting (verb)
illuminating, glittering, glinting, spotting, flashing, fluorescing, gleaming, blazing, incandescing, sparkling, glowing, flooding, beaming, scintillating, lighting, flaring, shining, radiating.
motivating (verb)
jogging, prompting, hurtling, inducing, Fomenting, urging, Punching, inspiring, motivating, shooting, triggering, poking, hastening, Bumping, Instigating, moving, Magnetizing, jerking, fermenting, enticing, knocking, provoking, Nudging, jostling, jolting, encouraging, striking.
propelling (verb)
pelting, pitching, goading, Lobbing, Throwing, bowling, impelling, hurling, bunting, heaving, chucking, Canting, casting, projecting, Shunting, pushing, Butting, precipitating, catapulting, Ramming, Shoving, thrusting, Flinging, tossing, propelling, prodding, compelling, launching, Flicking, slinging.

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Other relevant words:
kindling, dismission, ignition, firing off, release, discharge, liberation, fire, inflammation, sack, sacking, dismissal.

Usage examples for firing

  1. Lyon ordered his troops to cease firing – The Struggle for Missouri by John McElroy
  2. If they started firing the boys we could appeal to the public." – A Canadian Bankclerk by J. P. Buschlen
  3. But no, the firing was down the hill, somewhere along the road leading to the coast. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover