firing[ fahyuh r-ing ]SEE DEFINITION OF firing
Synonyms for firing
- put a match to
- set ablaze
- set aflame
- set alight
- set fire to
- set on fire
- start a fire
- touch off
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FIRING
Ben had drawn off his boots, and was firing them one after the other at the door.
Firing from ambush and moving from place to place, he would seem more than one man.
In less than half an hour after a firing commenced at Durant's.
Without wasting time in firing, they advanced with the bayonet.
They had heard the firing of the night and were disappointed at having been absent.
The natives would retaliate by firing into the camp at night.
The stairs also were pulled down and burned, though there was no scarcity of firing.
The firing was sharp on both sides, and it lasted a great while.
We did not know the cause of the last explosion, until after the firing ceased.
Some of our men were firing their guns at random into the underbrush.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR FIRING
- a rush
- head rush
- high spirits