an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing);
enterprising or ambitious drive; "Europeans often laugh at American energy"
the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977
any source of usable power; "the DOE is responsible for maintaining the energy policy"
(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"
a healthy capacity for vigorous activity; "jogging works off my excess energy"; "he seemed full of vim and vigor"
follow a certain course; "The inauguration went well"; "how did your interview go?"
continue talking; "I know it's hard," he continued, "but there is no choice"; "carry on--pretend we are not in the room"
move ahead; travel onward in time or space; "We proceeded towards Washington"; "She continued in the direction of the hills"; "We are moving ahead in time now"
follow a procedure or take a course; "We should go farther in this matter"; "She went through a lot of trouble"; "go about the world in a certain manner"; "Messages must go through diplomatic channels"
continue a certain state, condition, or activity; "Keep on working!"; "We continued to work into the night"; "Keep smiling"; "We went on working until well past midnight"
Initiate a legal action or proceeding
put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice; "Try on this sweater to see how it looks"
melt (fat or lard) in order to separate out impurities; "try the yak butter"; "render fat in a casserole"
take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"
test the limits of; "You are trying my patience!"
give pain or trouble to; "I've been sorely tried by these students"
examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process; "The jury had heard all the evidence"; "The case will be tried in California"
put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of; "The football star was tried for the murder of his wife"; "The judge tried both father and son in separate trials"
earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try"