fire verb definition in Conflict topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

fire

 verb: Conflict topic
[intransitive, transitive] to shoot bullets from a gun The officer ordered his men to fire. fire on somebody/something Soldiers fired on the crowd. fire something They ran away as soon as the first shot was fired. fire (something) (into something) He fired the gun into the air. fire (something) (at somebody/something) Missiles were fired at the enemy.

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