Synonyms for take fire
- flare up
- burst into flames
- catch fire
- put match to
- set alight
- set fire to
- start up
- touch off
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TAKE FIRE
Burke was not a man to take fire because he thought a principle false.
Young Ellwell was too miserable to take fire at this brutality.
It is impossible to tell where Raleigh's pen will take fire.
Sawdust in contact with vegetable oil is very likely to take fire.
This building was one of the first to take fire on Fifth street.
This rapid compression of the air will cause the fungus to take fire.
These are the marshes which in every part are subject to take fire.
It is objectionable chiefly from being liable to take fire spontaneously when left for some time moistened with oil.
Potassium placed on alcohol does not take fire, unless a considerable per-centage of water be present.
Does not take fire or explode if the lamp be upset or broken.