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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) fire

Synonyms: fire, firing Definition: the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy Usage: hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes; they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

Hypernyms: onrush, onset, onslaught, attack Definition: (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons) Usage: the attack began at dawn

Synonyms: fire Definition: a fireplace in which a relatively small fire is burning Usage: they sat by the fire and talked

Hypernyms: fireplace, open fireplace, hearth Definition: an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built Usage: the fireplace was so large you could walk inside it; he laid a fire in the hearth and lit it; the hearth was black with the charcoal of many fires

Synonyms: fire, flack, flak, attack, blast Definition: intense adverse criticism Usage: Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party; the government has come under attack; don't give me any flak

Hypernyms: criticism, unfavorable judgment Definition: disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings Usage: the senator received severe criticism from his opponent

Synonyms: fire Definition: the event of something burning (often destructive) Usage: they lost everything in the fire

Hypernyms: natural event, occurrence, occurrent, happening Definition: an event that happens

Synonyms: fire Definition: a severe trial Usage: he went through fire and damnation

Hypernyms: visitation, trial, tribulation Definition: an annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event Usage: his mother-in-law's visits were a great trial for him; life is full of tribulations; a visitation of the plague

Synonyms: ardor, ardour, fervency, fervidness, fervor, fervour, fire Definition: feelings of great warmth and intensity Usage: he spoke with great ardor

Hypernyms: passion, passionateness Definition: a strong feeling or emotion

Synonyms: fire, flame, flaming Definition: the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke Usage: fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries

Hypernyms: combustion, burning Definition: a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light

Synonyms: fire Definition: fuel that is burning and is used as a means for cooking Usage: put the kettle on the fire; barbecue over an open fire

Hypernyms: fuel Definition: a substance that can be consumed to produce energy Usage: more fuel is needed during the winter months; they developed alternative fuels for aircraft

Synonyms: fire Definition: once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)

Hypernyms: element Definition: one of four substances thought in ancient and medieval cosmology to constitute the physical universe Usage: the alchemists believed that there were four elements

Synonyms for (verb) fire

Synonyms: fire Definition: bake in a kiln so as to harden Usage: fire pottery

Hypernyms: bake Definition: cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven Usage: bake the potatoes

Synonyms: fire, burn, burn down Definition: destroy by fire Usage: They burned the house and his diaries

Hypernyms: ruin, destroy Definition: destroy completely; damage irreparably Usage: You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!; The tears ruined her make-up

Synonyms: open fire, fire Definition: start firing a weapon

Hypernyms: blast, shoot Definition: fire a shot Usage: the gunman blasted away

Synonyms: kindle, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, arouse, raise, provoke Definition: call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses) Usage: arouse pity; raise a smile; evoke sympathy

Hypernyms: make, create Definition: make or cause to be or to become Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor

Synonyms: fire Definition: drive out or away by or as if by fire Usage: The soldiers were fired; Surrender fires the cold skepticism

Hypernyms: turn back, chase away, run off, drive away, drive off, drive out, dispel Definition: force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings Usage: Drive away potential burglars; drive away bad thoughts; dispel doubts; The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers

Synonyms: fire, fuel Definition: provide with fuel Usage: Oil fires the furnace

Hypernyms: supply, render, provide, furnish Definition: give something useful or necessary to Usage: We provided the room with an electrical heater

Synonyms: can, dismiss, displace, send away, sack, terminate, fire, force out, give notice, give the axe, give the sack Definition: terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position Usage: The boss fired his secretary today; The company terminated 25% of its workers

Hypernyms: remove Definition: remove from a position or an office