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Meaning of ENERGIZE

Pronunciation:  'enur`jIz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"
  2. [v]  raise to a higher energy level; "excite the atoms"

ENERGIZE is a 8 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: arouse, brace, energise, energise, excite, perk up, stimulate
 Antonyms: calm, de-energise, de-energize, sedate, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize
 See Also: affect, alter, animate, cathect, change, enliven, invigorate, liven, liven up, quicken, reanimate, recreate, reinvigorate, renovate, repair, revive, revivify, vivify



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \En"er*gize\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Energized}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Energizing}.] [From {Energy}.]
    To use strength in action; to act or operate with force or
    vigor; to act in producing an effect.
          Of all men it is true that they feel and energize
          first, they reflect and judge afterwards. --J. C.
  2. \En"er*gize\, v. t.
    To give strength or force to; to make active; to alacrify;
    as, to energize the will.
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