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energize

en·er·gize

energize

 
pronunciation:
e nr jaIz
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: energized, energizes, energizing
definition 1: to inspire, make active, or infuse with energy.
We'd almost decided against the hike, but once we were outside, the cool fall air energized us.
similar words:
activate, animate, brace, excite, power
definition 2: to put into operation by means of electrical energy.
similar words:
activate, actuate
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to give out energy; operate.
derivations: energized (adj.), energizing (adj.), energizer (n.)