Synonyms of fuel in English:

fuel

noun

  • 1 the car ran out of fuel
    gas, gasoline, diesel, petroleum, propane; power source; Britishpetrol
  • 2 she added more fuel to the fire
    firewood, wood, kindling, logs; coal, coke, anthracite; oil, kerosene, propane, lighter fluid; heat source
  • 3 we all need fuel to keep our bodies going
  • 4 his antics added fuel to the opposition's cause
    encouragement, ammunition, stimulus, incentive; provocation, goading
  • verb

    Back to top  
  • 1 power stations fueled by low-grade coal
    power, fire, charge
  • 2 the rumors fueled anxiety among opposition
    fan, feed, stoke up, inflame, intensify, stimulate, encourage, provoke, incite, whip up; sustain, keep alive
  • Definition of fuel in:

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

    Word of the day flippant
    Pronunciation: ˈflipənt
    adjective
    not showing a serious or respectful attitude