English dictionary definition of:



  • the event of something burning (often destructive)
  • the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
  • 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
  • a severe trial
  • intense adverse criticism


  • start firing a weapon
  • cause to go off
  • bake in a kiln so as to harden
  • terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position
  • go off or discharge
  • drive out or away by or as if by fire
  • call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
  • destroy by fire
  • provide with fuel


ardor American English spelling   ardour British English spelling   arouse   attack   blast   burn   can   discharge   dismiss   displace   elicit   enkindle   evoke   fervency   fervidness   fervor American English spelling   fervour British English spelling   firing   flack   flak   flame   flaming   fuel   kindle   provoke   raise   sack   terminate  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list i-e words - set 1 and learn about the word fire in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?.

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Scrabble score for fire

Scrabble score = 7

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