Search Result for "fired": 
Wordnet 3.0


1. having lost your job;
[syn: discharged, dismissed, fired, laid-off, pink-slipped]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] 2. To subject to intense heat; to bake; to burn in a kiln; as, to fire pottery. [1913 Webster] 3. To inflame; to irritate, as the passions; as, to fire the soul with anger, pride, or revenge. [1913 Webster] Love had fired my mind. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. To animate; to give life or spirit to; as, to fire the genius of a young man. [1913 Webster] 5. To feed or serve the fire of; as, to fire a boiler. [1913 Webster] 6. To light up as if by fire; to illuminate. [1913 Webster] [The sun] fires the proud tops of the eastern pines. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 7. To cause to explode; as, to fire a torpedo; to disharge; as, to fire a rifle, pistol, or cannon; to fire cannon balls, rockets, etc. [1913 Webster] 8. To drive by fire. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Till my bad angel fire my good one out. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 9. (Far.) To cauterize. [1913 Webster] 10. to dismiss from employment, a post, or other job; to cause (a person) to cease being an employee; -- of a person. The act of firing is usually performed by that person's supervisor or employer. "You can't fire me! I quit!" [PJC] To fire up, 1. to light up the fires of, as of an engine; also, figuratively, to start up any machine. 2. to render enthusiastic; -- of people. [1913 Webster +PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

fired adj 1: having lost your job [syn: discharged, dismissed, fired, laid-off, pink-slipped]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

62 Moby Thesaurus words for "fired": afire, agog, aquiver, aroused, atingle, atwitter, baked, boiled, braised, broiled, browned, bursting, carried away, coddled, cooked, curried, deviled, ebullient, effervescent, excited, exhilarated, fricasseed, fried, grilled, heated, high, hopped up, impassioned, inflamed, inspired, keyed up, lathered up, manic, moved, on fire, oven-baked, pan-broiled, parboiled, poached, ready to burst, roast, roasted, roused, sauteed, scalloped, seared, shirred, steamed, steamed up, stewed, stimulated, stirred, stirred up, thrilled, tingling, tingly, toasted, turned-on, whipped up, worked up, wrought up, yeasty