What does on fire mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ablaze(p), afire(p), aflame(p), aflare(p), alight(p), on fire(p)(adj)

    lighted up by or as by fire or flame

    "forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning"; "even the car's tires were aflame"; "a night aflare with fireworks"; "candles alight on the tables"; "houses on fire"


  1. On Fire

    On Fire is the second studio album by American alternative rock band Galaxie 500, released in 1989 on Rough Trade Records. It was recorded at Noise NY in New York City with Mark Kramer handling production duties. Since its release, the album has yielded much critical acclaim. The Rolling Stone Album Guide called it Galaxie 500's "best album by far". In 1997, Rykodisc re-released the album with three bonus tracks. The CD version of the re-issue also included the music video for the song "When Will You Come Home".


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of on fire in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of on fire in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Michel de Montaigne:

    I will follow the right side even to the fire, but excluding the fire if I can.

  2. Tom Zegan:

    Some people say that you should fight fire with fire but I say you should fight fire with water.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Man must have fires in his life: Fire of love; fire of work; fire of doing kindness... Without fires, man is just a cold rock!

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Divorce is a fire exit. When a house is burning, it doesn't matter who set the fire. If there is no fire exit, everyone in the house will be burned!

  5. Chrysostomos Apostolou:

    When we got out on deck, the flames were huge and all the cars were on fire, the fire was basically cooking everybody's feet. ... People just panicked.

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