Meaning of ENERGY in English

ENERGY

(energies)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.

1.

Energy is the ability and strength to do active physical things and the feeling that you are full of physical power and life.

He was saving his ~ for next week’s race in Belgium...

N-UNCOUNT

2.

Energy is determination and enthusiasm about doing things.

You have drive and ~ for those things you are interested in.

N-UNCOUNT approval

3.

Your energies are your efforts and attention, which you can direct towards a particular aim.

She had started to devote her energies to teaching rather than performing...

N-COUNT: usu pl, poss N

4.

Energy is the power from sources such as electricity and coal that makes machines work or provides heat.

...those who favour nuclear ~...

Oil shortages have brought on an ~ crisis...

N-UNCOUNT: oft N n

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