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Fire
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Fire as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

25 November 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 71 answers for the crossword clue 'Fire', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Fire a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Fire as an answer itself some 232 times.

Fire is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Wednesday, 20 October 2021 with the answer being SHOOT, we also found SHOOT to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Fire', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Fire' and give you a hint.

  • The act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy; "hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes"; "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire"
  • A fireplace in which a relatively small fire is burning; "they sat by the fire and talked"
  • Intense adverse criticism; "Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party"; "the government has come under attack"; "don't give me any flak"
  • A severe trial; "he went through fire and damnation"
  • Terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
  • Bake in a kiln so as to harden; "fire pottery"
  • Drive out or away by or as if by fire; "The soldiers were fired"; "Surrender fires the cold skepticism"
  • Destroy by fire; "They burned the house and his diaries"
  • Go off or discharge; "The gun fired"
  • Provide with fuel; "Oil fires the furnace"
  • The event of something burning (often destructive); "they lost everything in the fire"
  • Feelings of great warmth and intensity; "he spoke with great ardor"
  • The process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke; "fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries"
  • Fuel that is burning and is used as a means for cooking; "put the kettle on the fire"; "barbecue over an open fire"
  • Once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
  • Cause to go off; "fire a gun"; "fire a bullet"
  • Start firing a weapon
  • Call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"

Anagrams

We found 2 anagrams for the word 'Fire'.

  • reif
  • rife Most frequent or common; "prevailing winds"

Crossword Answers

2 Letters

AX
Chop or split with an ax; "axe wood"

3 Letters

AMP
The basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; "a typical household circuit carries 15 to 50 amps"

ANT
Social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers

AXE
Chop or split with an ax; "axe wood"

CAN
Airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.

PEP
Liveliness and energy; "this tonic is guaranteed to give you more pep"

REV
Rate of revolution of a motor; "the engine was doing 6000 revs"

VIM
An imaginative lively style (especially style of writing); "his writing conveys great energy"; "a remarkable muscularity of style"

4 Letters

AFXE

BOOT
The act of delivering a blow with the foot; "he gave the ball a powerful kick"; "the team's kicking was excellent"

BURN
A place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)

FLAK
Intense adverse criticism; "Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party"; "the government has come under attack"; "don't give me any flak"

FUEL
Provide with fuel; "Oil fires the furnace"

IMON

OPAL
A translucent mineral consisting of hydrated silica of variable color; some varieties are used as gemstones

SACK
The termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)

SALE
A particular instance of selling; "he has just made his first sale"; "they had to complete the sale before the banks closed"

SIGN
A character indicating a relation between quantities; "don't forget the minus sign"

TREE
English actor and theatrical producer noted for his lavish productions of Shakespeare (1853-1917)

ZEAL
Prompt willingness; "readiness to continue discussions"; "they showed no eagerness to spread the gospel"; "they disliked his zeal in demonstrating his superiority"; "he tried to explain his forwardness in battle"

5 Letters

AGATE
An impure form of quartz consisting of banded chalcedony; used as a gemstone and for making mortars and pestles

ALARM
A device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event

ARDOR
A feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause); "they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor"; "he felt a kind of religious zeal"

BLAST
A very long fly ball

BLAZE
Noisy and unrestrained mischief; "raising blazes"

DRILL
Undergo military training or do military exercises

EATER
Any green goods that are good to eat; "these apples are good eaters"

EVOKE
Deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"

FLACK
Intense adverse criticism; "Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party"; "the government has come under attack"; "don't give me any flak"

FLAME
Criticize harshly, usually via an electronic medium; "the person who posted an inflammatory message got flamed"

GOOFF
Run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along; "The thief made off with our silver"; "the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe"

LETGO
Release, as from one's grip; "Let go of the door handle, please!"; "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall"

RAISE
The act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"

RAPID
Done or occurring in a brief period of time; "a rapid rise through the ranks"

SETON
Attack someone physically or emotionally; "The mugger assaulted the woman"; "Nightmares assailed him regularly"

SHOOT
The act of shooting at targets; "they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer"

6 Letters

ARDOUR
A feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause); "they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor"; "he felt a kind of religious zeal"

AROUSE
Stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"

ATTACK
An offensive move in a sport or game; "they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning"

ELICIT
Deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"

EXCITE
Stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"

FERVOR
The state of being emotionally aroused and worked up; "his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled"; "he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation"

FIRING
The act of discharging a gun

IGNITE
Start to burn or burst into flames; "Marsh gases ignited suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously"

KINDLE
Catch fire; "The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles"

LAYOFF
Put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"

7 Letters

ANIMATE
Make lively; "let's liven up this room a bit"

CASHIER
A person responsible for receiving payments for goods and services (as in a shop or restaurant)

DISMISS
Terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"

FERVOUR
The state of being emotionally aroused and worked up; "his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled"; "he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation"

FLAMING
Informal intensifiers; "what a bally (or blinking) nuisance"; "a bloody fool"; "a crashing bore"; "you flaming idiot"

INFERNO
Any place of pain and turmoil; "the hell of battle"; "the inferno of the engine room"; "when you're alone Christmas is the pits";

PASSION
The trait of being intensely emotional

PROVOKE
Annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"

8 Letters

BURNDOWN
Burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire; "The hut burned down"; "The mountain of paper went up in flames"

DISPLACE
Terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"

ENKINDLE
Call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"

FERVENCY
Feelings of great warmth and intensity; "he spoke with great ardor"

FORCEOUT
A putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base; "the shortstop got the runner at second on a force"

OPENFIRE
Start firing a weapon

SENDAWAY
Terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"

9 Letters

DISCHARGE
The act of discharging a gun

TERMINATE
Terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"

VEHEMENCY

10 Letters

COMBUSTION
The act of burning something; "the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance"

FERVIDNESS
Feelings of great warmth and intensity; "he spoke with great ardor"

GIVENOTICE
Terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"

GIVETHEAXE
Terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"

11 Letters

GIVETHESACK
Terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"

13 Letters

CONFLAGRATION
A very intense and uncontrolled fire

15 Letters

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