(noun, verb)


1. the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy

Similar word(s): fire

Definition categories: act, attack, onrush, onset, onslaught

2. the act of discharging a gun

Similar word(s): discharge

Definition categories: act, shooting, shot

3. the act of setting something on fire

Similar word(s): ignition, inflammation, kindling, lighting

Definition categories: act, burning, combustion

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

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

Definition categories: act, conclusion, ending, termination


1. present participle of fire