Synonyms for firing

Synonyms for (noun) firing

Synonyms: discharge, firing, firing off

Definition: the act of discharging a gun

Similar words: shooting, shot

Definition: the act of firing a projectile

Usage: his shooting was slow but accurate


Synonyms: discharge, dismissal, dismission, release, sack, sacking, firing, liberation

Definition: the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)

Similar words: termination, conclusion, ending

Definition: the act of ending something

Usage: the termination of the agreement


Synonyms: ignition, inflammation, firing, lighting, kindling

Definition: the act of setting something on fire

Similar words: burning, combustion

Definition: the act of burning something

Usage: the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance


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

Similar words: onrush, onset, onslaught, attack

Definition: (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)

Usage: the attack began at dawn