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1. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a formation of people or things one beside another.

Synonyms

  • formation
  • rank
  • chorus line
  • rivet line
  • lineup
  • chorus
  • row
  • diagonal

Antonyms

  • inwardness
  • exterior
  • marginality
  • centrality

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Line Of Fire

  • barbed-wire
  • reacquire
  • require
  • perspire
  • mcquire
  • mcgwire
  • mcguire
  • martyre
  • maguire
  • inspire
  • inquire
  • glenayre
  • frymire
  • expire
  • striar
  • squire
  • safire
  • retire
  • rehire
  • o'dwyer
  • aspire
  • alkire
  • admire
  • swire
  • spire
  • smyre
  • skier
  • schreyer
  • quire
  • dwire

Sentences with line-of-fire


1. Noun Phrase
Make sure to be out of the line of fire when the drain plug opens.

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. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a mark that is long relative to its width.

Synonyms

  • graduation
  • ledger line
  • isometric line
  • staff line
  • trend line
  • cross hair
  • curlicue
  • isometric
  • seriph
  • ascender
  • shaft
  • cross wire
  • squiggle
  • dotted line
  • descender
  • leger line
  • mark
  • spectrum line
  • print
  • hairline
  • serif
  • bar line

Antonyms

  • disequilibrium
  • acceptance
  • equilibrium
  • inclusion

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a formation of people or things one behind another.

Synonyms

  • trap line
  • formation
  • line of march
  • queue
  • file
  • conga line
  • picket line
  • single file
  • waiting line
  • diagonal
  • line of succession

Antonyms

  • inner
  • posteriority
  • outer
  • outwardness

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. 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))

9. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum.

Synonyms

  • electromagnetic spectrum
  • nonparticulate radiation
  • electromagnetic wave

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • urban
  • away game
  • home game

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point.

Synonyms

  • edge
  • geodesic line
  • shape
  • curved shape
  • center line
  • centerline
  • curve
  • boundary
  • perimeter
  • geodesic
  • straight line
  • form

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • unfold
  • disjoin
  • highland

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))
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