refuel
Date: 1811 transitive verb to provide with additional fuel intransitive verb to take on additional fuel

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  • refuel — index replenish Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • refuel — (v.) also re fuel, 1811, from RE (Cf. re ) again + FUEL (Cf. fuel) (v.). Originally in a spiritual sense. Related: Refueled; refueling …   Etymology dictionary

  • refuel — ► VERB (refuelled, refuelling; US refueled, refueling) ▪ supply or be supplied with more fuel …   English terms dictionary

  • refuel — [rē fyo͞o′əl, rēfyo͞ol′] vt. refueled or refuelled, refueling or refuelling to supply again with fuel vi. to take on a fresh supply of fuel …   English World dictionary

  • refuel — UK [riːˈfjuːəl] / US [ˌrɪˈfjuəl] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms refuel : present tense I/you/we/they refuel he/she/it refuels present participle refuelling past tense refuelled past participle refuelled if you refuel a vehicle or… …   English dictionary

  • refuel — re|fu|el [ ,ri fjuəl ] verb intransitive or transitive if you refuel a vehicle or aircraft, or it refuels, you put more fuel in it: The bus will stop briefly in Houston just to refuel …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • refuel — refuelable, adj. /ree fyooh euhl/, v., refueled, refueling or (esp. Brit.) refuelled, refuelling. v.t. 1. to supply again with fuel: to refuel an airplane. v.i. 2. to take on a fresh supply of fuel: The plane refueled at Paris and flew on. [1805… …   Universalium

  • refuel — [[t]ri͟ːfju͟ːəl[/t]] refuels, refuelling, refuelled V ERG When an aircraft or other vehicle refuels or when someone refuels it, it is filled with more fuel so that it can continue its journey. His plane stopped in France to refuel... [V n] The… …   English dictionary

  • refuel — verb refuelled, refuelling, refuelling BrE refueled, refueling AmE 1 (I, T) to fill a vehicle or plane with fuel before continuing a journey: We stopped in Dubai to refuel. 2 (T) to make feelings, emotions, or ideas stronger: The news has… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • refuel — [riːˈfjuːəl] verb [I/T] if you refuel a vehicle or aircraft, or if it refuels, you put more fuel in it …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • refuel — [c]/riˈfjuəl / (say ree fyoohuhl) verb (refuelled or, US, refueled, refuelling or, US, refueling) –verb (t) 1. to supply again with fuel: to refuel an aeroplane. –verb (i) 2. to take on a fresh supply of fuel: they refuelled at Paris and flew on …   Australian English dictionary

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