What is another word for firing?

Pronunciation: [fˈa͡ɪ͡əɹɪŋ] (IPA)

Firing is a term that is often used in the context of dismissing an employee from their position. However, there are several other synonyms that can be used to convey the same message. Termination, dismissal, and termination of employment are all synonyms for firing, and they all mean to end a person's employment with a company. Other synonyms for firing include sacking, letting go, and laying off, which also communicate the same idea. While these terms may differ slightly in their nuances, they all refer to the act of ending someone's employment. It is important to choose the right synonym for the right situation to get the intended message across.

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What are the opposite words for firing?

Antonyms for the word "firing" include hiring, employing, engaging, retaining, and appointing. Hiring refers to bringing someone into a job or position, while employing is the act of giving work to an individual for a specified duration. Engaging suggests the initiation of a contract or agreement between an employer and an employee. Retaining refers to the act of continuing to employ a person or keeping them in a job position. Appointing denotes the act of selecting someone for a specific role or position with specific responsibilities or duties. These antonyms highlight the different aspects of the job market that involve employee or employer engagement beyond the negative connotations associated with "firing.

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Usage examples for Firing

Even if it had not gone to pieces the firing of the weapon would have shattered it.
"Leo the Circus Boy"
Ralph Bonehill
firing by fuse is going to be uncertain when there's so much spray about, and I sent down for this electric fixing.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
She smiled, and raised the hand that held the firing key.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton

Famous quotes with Firing

  • I went across the fields to avoid the straight highways, along the firing lines where people were shooting at a small wooded hill, which is now covered with wooden crosses and lines of graves instead of spring flowers.
    Max Beckmann
  • You always know when something works it's a result of everything firing on all cylinders.
    Gary Cole
  • Stones are checked every so often to see if any have split or at worst exploded. An explosion can leave debris in the elements so the firing has to be abandoned.
    Andy Goldsworthy
  • Three or four stones in one firing will all react differently. I try to achieve a balance between those that haven't progressed enough and those about to go too far.
    Andy Goldsworthy
  • Yes. I did more research than I ever wanted to and saw some things I wish I didn't. I went on ride-alongs, spent time with Homicide, Cold Case, and SVU detectives, hung out in subways learning how to spot pervs and pick-pockets, viewed an autopsy, went to a police firing range, and witnessed court cases and I read, read, read.
    Mariska Hargitay

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