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Synonyms for fire

Synonyms for fire

the visible signs of combustion

powerful, intense emotion

passionate devotion to or interest in a cause or subject, for example

exceptional brightness and clarity, as of a cut and polished stone

liveliness and vivacity of imagination

to cause to burn or undergo combustion

to arouse the emotions of; make ardent

to discharge a gun or firearm


to release or cause to release energy suddenly and violently, especially with a loud noise

to launch with great force

to send through the air with a motion of the hand or arm

Synonyms for fire

the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke

a fireplace in which a relatively small fire is burning

once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)

feelings of great warmth and intensity

fuel that is burning and is used as a means for cooking

Related Words

a severe trial

intense adverse criticism

start firing a weapon


Related Words

bake in a kiln so as to harden

go off or discharge

drive out or away by or as if by fire

provide with fuel


References in periodicals archive ?
We love dragons here and publish many titles which include them, along with examples of them breathing fire.
I can see it now in my mind's eye, one paw rampant, eyes blazing and breathing fire.
The Welsh/Italian Dragon was no doubt breathing fire after a gymnast called Tweddle finished ahead of him in the 2006 award,' he mused.
THIRTY runners around Leop-ardstown's inside track on heavy ground doesn't make for the best betting medium, but we won't be able to stop ourselves getting stuck into the Pierse Hurdle this afternoon, and the two I think need to be backed are View Mount Prince and Breathing Fire.
But blonde Jessica, who is carnival queen in her home town of Melksham, Wilts, won't be breathing fire at the festivities this weekend - because the flames might damage her lipstick.
Jessica Harrington, successful with Studmaster in the race last year, has three among the 66 entries for the E130,000 handicap - Breathing Fire, Woodhouse and Valley Of Giants.
Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint were greeted by 7,000 screaming fans in London's Leicester Square, which included a scene-setting dragon breathing fire.
But Wales hero Sweeney insists that will not stop the Dragons breathing fire and branded the Springbok superstar as 'unprofessional.
Henrietta Knight's five-year-old came from last to first under Murphy to take the novice hurdle by three and a half lengths from Irish raider Breathing Fire.
The thugs are the ones breathing fire and it's our police that are running cold.
He won't, of course, be breathing fire during his 12day trip via a Russian rocket.
BREATHING FIRE Barry Town's Jamie Moralee takes a shot at goal during the Dragons' match win over
But Jenkins insists the Dragons must start breathing fire, saying: "I absolutely want wins - it's as simple as that.
Mullins' Mister Hight may have flopped in the Triumph, but Breathing Fire was on the verge of finishing second or third when falling at the final flight in a race in which First Row finished ninth.
Breathing Fire, scored a smooth success in the Crosse's Water Drilling Maiden Hurdle.