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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fire  \Fire\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Fired};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Fring}.] 
  1.  To  set  on  fire;  to  kindle;  as  to  fire  a  house  or  chimney; 
  to  fire  a  pile. 
 
  2.  To  subject  to  intense  heat;  to  bake;  to  burn  in  a  kiln; 
  as  to  fire  pottery. 
 
  3.  To  inflame;  to  irritate,  as  the  passions;  as  to  fire  the 
  soul  with  anger,  pride,  or  revenge. 
 
  Love  had  fired  my  mind.  --Dryden. 
 
  4.  To  animate;  to  give  life  or  spirit  to  as  to  fire  the 
  genius  of  a  young  man. 
 
  5.  To  feed  or  serve  the  fire  of  as  to  fire  a  boiler. 
 
  6.  To  light  up  as  if  by  fire;  to  illuminate. 
 
  [The  sun]  fires  the  proud  tops  of  the  eastern  pines. 
  --Shak. 
 
  7.  To  cause  to  explode;  as  to  fire  a  torpedo;  to  disharge; 
  as  to  fire  a  musket  or  cannon;  to  fire  cannon  balls, 
  rockets,  etc 
 
  8.  To  drive  by  fire.  [Obs.] 
 
  Till  my  bad  angel  fire  my  good  one  out  --Shak. 
 
  9.  (Far.)  To  cauterize. 
 
  {To  fire  up},  to  light  up  the  fires  of  as  of  an  engine. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fired 
  adj  :  having  lost  your  job  [syn:  {discharged},  {dismissed},  {laid-off}, 
  {pink-slipped}] 




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