fire up

Definition of fire up

  1. 1 :  to start (something) by lighting a fire We fired up the grill for the barbecue.

  2. 2 :  to cause (something) to start working I fired up my computer and got down to work. Before we start working let's fire up the coffeemaker.

  3. 3 :  to fill (someone) with energy or enthusiasm The coach fired up the players with a pep talk. —usually used as (be/get) fired up We were fired up for the concert.

Word by Word Definitions

fireplay
  1. :  the phenomenon of combustion manifested in light, flame, and heat

    :  one of the four elements of the alchemists

    :  burning passion :  ardor

  1. :  to set on fire :  kindle

    :  ignite

    :  to give life or spirit to :  inspire

  1. :  in or into a higher position or level

    :  away from the center of the earth

    :  from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  1. :  risen above the horizon

    :  standing

    :  being out of bed

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

    :  up into or in the

    :  in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. :  one in a high or advantageous position

    :  an upward slope

    :  a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. :  to rise from a lying or sitting position

    :  to move upward :  ascend

    : used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated


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