Synonyms of coal


1. coal, fossil fuel, vegetable matter

usage: fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period

2. ember, coal, fragment

usage: a hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering


1. char, coal, burn, combust

usage: burn to charcoal; "Without a drenching rain, the forest fire will char everything"

2. coal, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: supply with coal

3. coal, take in, gather in

usage: take in coal; "The big ship coaled"

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Definition and meaning of coal (Dictionary)