What is another word for fired?

Pronunciation: [fˈa͡ɪ͡əd] (IPA)

When an employee is terminated from their job, it can be described in different ways. Some common synonyms for the word "fired" include being dismissed, let go, terminated, laid off, canned, axed, or given the boot. Each of these terms varies in their level of formality and severity, with "dismissed" being a more formal and professional way to describe termination, while "given the boot" is a more informal and colloquial way of saying the same thing. It's important to use the appropriate synonym when describing termination, so as to avoid any confusion or misunderstanding.

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Usage examples for Fired

He fired on me, and then came out here after Mart.
"Leo the Circus Boy"
Ralph Bonehill
Athena's face became flushed, fired with hope, with energy.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
He seized the rifle and fired in the direction of the sounds.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz

Famous quotes with Fired

  • It has been rumored that we have fired scud missiles into Kuwait. I am here now to tell you, we do not have any scud missiles and I don't know why they were fired into Kuwait.
    Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
  • The news of the open military help to Franco from Hitler and Mussolini, and the heroic resistance of the people of Madrid, Barcelona and the big cities fired a widespread wish to help the Republic and its people.
    Bill Alexander
  • I went out there for a thousand a week, and I worked Monday, and I got fired Wednesday. The guy that hired me was out of town Tuesday.
    Nelson Algren
  • Some actors get fired up by the sound of the audience. I just want to retreat.
    Francesca Annis
  • I am still in shock and awe at being fired.
    Peter Arnett

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