Meaning of “fire” - Learner’s Dictionary

fire

verb uk us /faɪər/
GUN [ I, T ]

B2 to shoot a bullet from a gun:

She fired three shots at him.
JOB [ T ] informal

B2 to tell someone they must leave their job:

[ often passive ] I was fired for being late.
fire sb's imagination

to make someone very excited or interested in something

fire questions at sb

to ask someone questions quickly one after the other

(Definition of “fire verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)