• IPA: /ˈfjuːəl/, /ˈfjʊəl/, /ˈfjuːl/
    • (America) IPA: [ˈfjuw əɫ] qual some speakers


  1. Substance consumed to provide energy through combustion, or through chemical or nuclear reaction.
  2. Substance that provides nourishment for a living organism; food.
  3. (figuratively) Something that stimulates, encourages or maintains an action.
    His books were fuel for the revolution.
    Money is the fuel for economy.
    That film was nightmare fuel!
Translations Verb

fuel (fuels, present participle fueling; past and past participle fueled)

  1. To provide with fuel.
  2. To exacerbate, to cause to grow or become greater.
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