Definition of "Fire" :
noun: the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
"Hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes."
noun: a fireplace in which a relatively small fire is burning
"They sat by the fire and talked."
noun: intense adverse criticism
"Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party."
noun: the event of something burning (often destructive)
"They lost everything in the fire."
noun: a severe trial
"He went through fire and damnation."
noun: feelings of great warmth and intensity
noun: the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
"Fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries."
noun: fuel that is burning and is used as a means for cooking
"Put the kettle on the fire."
noun: once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
verb: bake in a kiln so as to harden
verb: destroy by fire
verb: start or maintain a fire in
"Fire the furnace."
verb: become ignited
"The furnace wouldn't fire."
verb: cause to go off
"Fire a gun."
verb: go off or discharge
"The gun fired."
verb: start firing a weapon
verb: generate an electrical impulse
"The neurons fired fast."
verb: call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
verb: drive out or away by or as if by fire
"The soldiers were fired."
verb: provide with fuel
"Oil fires the furnace."
verb: terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position
"The boss fired his secretary today."