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1. tower

noun. ['ˈtaʊɝ'] a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building.

Synonyms

  • tower block
  • supporting tower
  • turret
  • mooring mast
  • barbacan
  • bell tower
  • beacon
  • beacon light
  • spire
  • lighthouse
  • clock tower
  • control tower
  • high-rise
  • minaret
  • church tower
  • pharos
  • structure
  • silo
  • barbican
  • power pylon
  • pylon
  • watchtower
  • construction
  • shot tower
  • mooring tower

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • disassembly
  • misconstruction
  • lower

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • torr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • turris (Latin)
  • tow (English)
  • togian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Fire Tower

  • mph
  • underpower
  • superpower
  • overpower
  • empower
  • devour
  • trower
  • scour
  • klauer
  • grauer
  • glower
  • flower
  • flour
  • clower
  • brower
  • brougher
  • brauer
  • tauer
  • sour
  • shower
  • schauer
  • sauer
  • rauer
  • power
  • nauer
  • mauer
  • lauer
  • knauer
  • kauer
  • how're

2. fire

noun. ['ˈfaɪɝ, ˈfaɪr'] the event of something burning (often destructive).

Synonyms

  • brush fire
  • smoulder
  • occurrence
  • happening
  • bonfire
  • smolder
  • conflagration
  • prairie fire
  • smudge
  • campfire
  • backfire
  • forest fire
  • inferno
  • balefire
  • natural event
  • grassfire

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • open
  • thicken
  • tune

Etymology

  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. fire

verb. ['ˈfaɪɝ, ˈfaɪr'] start firing a weapon.

Synonyms

  • open fire
  • shoot

Antonyms

  • lower
  • demote
  • descent

Etymology

  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. fire

noun. ['ˈfaɪɝ, ˈfaɪr'] the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy.

Synonyms

  • counterpreparation fire
  • preparation fire
  • covering fire
  • counterfire
  • direct fire
  • crossfire
  • registration fire
  • volley
  • shelling
  • fusillade
  • observed fire
  • attack
  • scheduled fire
  • fratricide
  • antiaircraft fire
  • concentrated fire
  • cover
  • cannon fire
  • indirect fire
  • unobserved fire
  • destruction fire
  • burst
  • distributed fire
  • supporting fire
  • battery
  • onslaught
  • massed fire
  • artillery fire
  • neutralization fire
  • firing
  • harassing fire
  • suppressive fire
  • interdiction fire
  • call fire
  • radar fire
  • salvo
  • broadside
  • searching fire
  • onset
  • bombardment
  • hostile fire
  • barrage
  • onrush
  • friendly fire
  • grazing fire

Antonyms

  • cool
  • coldness
  • anestrus
  • unemotionality

Etymology

  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. fire

verb. ['ˈfaɪɝ, ˈfaɪr'] cause to go off.

Synonyms

  • pop
  • loose off
  • blast
  • discharge
  • let drive
  • shoot
  • fusillade
  • let fly

Antonyms

  • calmness
  • disorganise
  • disorganize
  • uninteresting

Etymology

  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. fire

verb. ['ˈfaɪɝ, ˈfaɪr'] bake in a kiln so as to harden.

Antonyms

  • wake

Etymology

  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. fire

verb. ['ˈfaɪɝ, ˈfaɪr'] terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position.

Synonyms

  • terminate
  • dismiss
  • pension off
  • give the sack
  • clean out
  • force out
  • send packing
  • can
  • give notice
  • drop
  • sack
  • squeeze out
  • give the axe
  • remove
  • retire
  • displace
  • furlough
  • lay off

Antonyms

  • functional disorder
  • organic disorder
  • organized
  • untroubled

Etymology

  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. fire

noun. ['ˈfaɪɝ, ˈfaɪr'] the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke.

Synonyms

  • blaze
  • burning
  • flare
  • ignition
  • flaming
  • blazing
  • flame

Antonyms

  • succumb
  • curse
  • bless
  • deaden

Etymology

  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. fire

verb. ['ˈfaɪɝ, ˈfaɪr'] go off or discharge.

Synonyms

  • discharge

Antonyms

  • powerlessness
  • uninterestingness

Etymology

  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. fire

noun. ['ˈfaɪɝ, ˈfaɪr'] a fireplace in which a relatively small fire is burning.

Synonyms

  • open fireplace
  • fireplace
  • hearth

Antonyms

  • push
  • repel
  • abduct
  • glycerolize

Etymology

  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word fire-tower


1. Noun Phrase
An enigmatic stone wall, possibly built by Native Americans as a fortification, and a fire tower built by the Civilian Conservation Corps are the high points of Fort Mountain State Park.

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