Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun energy

7 senses of energy

Sense 1
energy, free energy -- ((physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs; "energy can take a wide variety of forms")
       => physical phenomenon -- (a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy)

Sense 2
energy, vigor, vigour, zip -- (forceful exertion; "he plays tennis with great energy"; "he's full of zip")
       => force, forcefulness, strength -- (physical energy or intensity; "he hit with all the force he could muster"; "it was destroyed by the strength of the gale"; "a government has not the vitality and forcefulness of a living man")

Sense 3
energy, push, get-up-and-go -- (enterprising or ambitious drive; "Europeans often laugh at American energy")
       => drive -- (the trait of being highly motivated; "his drive and energy exhausted his co-workers")

Sense 4
energy, muscularity, vigor, vigour, vim -- (an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing); "his writing conveys great energy"; "a remarkable muscularity of style")
       => liveliness, life, spirit, sprightliness -- (animation and energy in action or expression; "it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it")

Sense 5
energy, vim, vitality -- (a healthy capacity for vigorous activity; "jogging works off my excess energy"; "he seemed full of vim and vigor")
       => good health, healthiness -- (the state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental disease)

Sense 6
energy -- (any source of usable power; "the DOE is responsible for maintaining the energy policy")
       => physical phenomenon -- (a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy)

Sense 7
Department of Energy, Energy Department, Energy, DOE -- (the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977)
       => executive department -- (a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States)

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