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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of discharging a gun; The termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart); The act of setting something ablaze; The act of shooting at an enemy.

Usage examples (36)
  • Noun : Put the kettle on the fire. ,enemy fire. ,to pour fire upon the enemy. ,heavenly fires
  • Verb (used with object) : They fired the boiler. ,to fire a stone through a window
  • Verb (used without object) : to fire at a fleeing enemy
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