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1. truck

noun. ['ˈtrʌk'] an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling.

Synonyms

  • transporter
  • fire truck
  • tailboard
  • pickup truck
  • motor vehicle
  • sound truck
  • roof
  • dump truck
  • tipper truck
  • van
  • dumper
  • tow truck
  • dustcart
  • trucking rig
  • semi
  • bumper
  • fire engine
  • trailer truck
  • tailgate
  • tipper lorry
  • stabilizer bar
  • rig
  • lorry
  • garbage truck
  • wrecker
  • tractor
  • automotive vehicle
  • camion
  • pickup
  • motortruck
  • tow car
  • car transporter
  • tipper
  • articulated lorry
  • tip truck
  • anti-sway bar

Antonyms

  • take away
  • disenchant
  • displease

Etymology

  • truken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • trukien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • trucian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Fire Truck

  • chuck-a-luck
  • unstuck
  • struck
  • kachuck
  • canuck
  • wnuk
  • stucke
  • stuck
  • snuck
  • smuck
  • schmuck
  • pluck
  • mruk
  • kruk
  • kruck
  • kluck
  • gluck
  • fluck
  • druck
  • cluck
  • bruck
  • amuck
  • amok
  • zuk
  • zuck
  • yuk
  • yuck
  • wruck
  • tuck
  • suk

Example sentences of the word fire-truck


1. Noun Phrase
Explain how fire trucks must be steered from the front and back because of their length.

2. Noun Phrase
The fire truck is more of a transporter of tools than a tool itself.

3. Noun Phrase
Companies that staff a fire truck with a mounted ladder are classified as ladder companies.

4. Noun Phrase
Scheduled activities such as crafts, fire truck rides and ice cream socials take place regularly.

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))
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