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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 ?
It won't have you breathing fire but you may feel as if your mouth is alight.
But Kate Burns, publishing director of Orchards illustrated books section, said: The dragon isnt breathing fire.
And then the other runners were gone and Breathing Fire was lying there clearly badly, fatally, hurt - I knew, I could tell by Jesse's reaction.
The runner-up did not let the form down when third to Top Man Tee in a decent maiden at Newbury on Saturday and Breathing Fire is worth following again.
LAHORE -- Deputy Secretary General, Jamaat e Islami, Dr Farid Ahmed Piracha has said that the British government was indirectly involved in the target killings and hijacking of elections in Karachi as it was providing protection to a citizen who was breathing fire from London and inciting his followers to bloodshed in the port city.
NEW ZEALAND coach Graham Henry is expecting the wounded Welsh Dragons to come out breathing fire in Saturday's second Test in Hamilton.
With Flynn breathing fire centre stage, and legendary guitarist Phil Demmel showing the nimble-fingered dexterity of a Saville Row tailor, Machine Head served up an evening of mindblowing blistering intensity that turned the floor into a sweltering mass of fist-pumping mayhem.
There in front of the gathered stood Satan himself breathing fire.
The atmosphere will be fantastic and they will be breathing fire into our players.
SIR - I remember reading somewhere about a suggestion to construct a 50ft-high Welsh-made iron dragon breathing fire while greeting motorists as they drove into Wales across the M4 toll bridges.
LATINO heartthrob Enrique Iglesias left thousands of Welsh fans breathing fire by saying Cardiff is his favourite city in ENGLAND.
I would like to pass on my sincere condolences and sympathy to all connections of Breathing Fire who sadly died after suffering a heart attack in the Pierse Hurdle in Ireland.
In addition to Moscow Flyer and Champion Hurdle contender Macs Joy, the Moone trainer could rely on Breathing Fire the Triumph Hurdle and Studmaster the County Hurdle.