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e·lec·tri·fy

 (ĭ-lĕk′trə-fī′)
tr.v. e·lec·tri·fied, e·lec·tri·fy·ing, e·lec·tri·fies
1. To produce electric charge on or in (a conductor).
2.
a. To wire or equip (a building, for example) for the use of electric power.
b. To provide with electric power.
c. Music To amplify (music) by electronic means.
3. To thrill, startle greatly, or shock: a powerful performance that electrified the audience.


e·lec′tri·fi′a·ble adj.
e·lec′tri·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
e·lec′tri·fi′er n.
e·lec′tri·fy′ing·ly adv.

electrify

(ɪˈlɛktrɪˌfaɪ)
vb (tr) , -fies, -fying or -fied
1. (Electrical Engineering) to adapt or equip (a system, device, etc) for operation by electrical power
2. (Electronics) to charge with or subject to electricity
3. to startle or excite intensely; shock or thrill
eˈlectriˌfiable adj
eˌlectrifiˈcation n
eˈlectriˌfier n

e•lec•tri•fy

(ɪˈlɛk trəˌfaɪ)

v.t. -fied, -fy•ing.
1. to charge with electricity; apply electricity to.
2. to supply (a region, etc.) with electric power.
3. to equip for the use of electric power.
4. to thrill, excite, or astonish.
[1735–45]
e•lec`tri•fi•ca′tion, n.
e•lec′tri•fi`er, n.

electrify


Past participle: electrified
Gerund: electrifying

Imperative
electrify
electrify
Present
I electrify
you electrify
he/she/it electrifies
we electrify
you electrify
they electrify
Preterite
I electrified
you electrified
he/she/it electrified
we electrified
you electrified
they electrified
Present Continuous
I am electrifying
you are electrifying
he/she/it is electrifying
we are electrifying
you are electrifying
they are electrifying
Present Perfect
I have electrified
you have electrified
he/she/it has electrified
we have electrified
you have electrified
they have electrified
Past Continuous
I was electrifying
you were electrifying
he/she/it was electrifying
we were electrifying
you were electrifying
they were electrifying
Past Perfect
I had electrified
you had electrified
he/she/it had electrified
we had electrified
you had electrified
they had electrified
Future
I will electrify
you will electrify
he/she/it will electrify
we will electrify
you will electrify
they will electrify
Future Perfect
I will have electrified
you will have electrified
he/she/it will have electrified
we will have electrified
you will have electrified
they will have electrified
Future Continuous
I will be electrifying
you will be electrifying
he/she/it will be electrifying
we will be electrifying
you will be electrifying
they will be electrifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been electrifying
you have been electrifying
he/she/it has been electrifying
we have been electrifying
you have been electrifying
they have been electrifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been electrifying
you will have been electrifying
he/she/it will have been electrifying
we will have been electrifying
you will have been electrifying
they will have been electrifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been electrifying
you had been electrifying
he/she/it had been electrifying
we had been electrifying
you had been electrifying
they had been electrifying
Conditional
I would electrify
you would electrify
he/she/it would electrify
we would electrify
you would electrify
they would electrify
Past Conditional
I would have electrified
you would have electrified
he/she/it would have electrified
we would have electrified
you would have electrified
they would have electrified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.electrify - excite suddenly and intensely; "The news electrified us"
charge up, commove, agitate, rouse, excite, turn on, charge - cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
2.electrify - charge (a conductor) with electricity
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
fill, fill up, make full - make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"
3.electrify - equip for use with electricity; "electrify an appliance"
adapt, accommodate - make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"

electrify

verb
1. thrill, shock, excite, amaze, stir, stimulate, astonish, startle, arouse, animate, rouse, astound, jolt, fire, galvanize, take your breath away The spectators were electrified by his courage.
thrill bore, tire, exhaust, fatigue, weary, jade, be tedious, send to sleep
2. wire up, wire, supply electricity to, convert to electricity The west-coast line was electrified as long ago as 1974.

electrify

verb
1. To cause to experience a sudden momentary shock:
2. To move or excite greatly:
Slang: send.
Translations
يُثير جدايُحَوِّل إلى كَهْرُبائي
elektrificereopildne
villamosít
gera spenntan, æsarafvæîa
elektrifikovaťelektrizovať
elektrikle işler hale getirmekelektriklendirmekheyecanlandırmak

electrify

[ɪˈlektrɪfaɪ] VT
1. (= charge with electricity) [+ railway system] → electrificar
electrified fencevalla f electrificada, cercado m eléctrico
2. (fig) → electrizar

electrify

[ɪˈlɛktrɪfaɪ] vt
[+ railway line] → électrifier
(= thrill) [+ audience] → électriser; [+ world] → électriser

electrify

vt
(Rail) → elektrifizieren
(= charge with electricity)unter Strom setzen
(fig)elektrisieren

electrify

[ɪˈlɛktrɪˌfaɪ] vt (railway system, fence) → elettrificare; (audience) → elettrizzare

electricity

(elekˈtrisəti) noun
a form of energy used to give heat, light, power etc. worked by electricity; Don't waste electricity.
electric (əˈlektrik) adjective
1. of, produced by, or worked by electricity. electric light.
2. full of excitement. The atmosphere in the theatre was electric.
eˈlectrical adjective
related to electricity. electrical engineering; electrical appliances; an electrical fault.
eˈlectrically adverb
Is this machine electrically operated?
ˌelecˈtrician (-ʃən) noun
a person whose job is to make, install, repair etc electrical equipment. The electrician mended the electric fan.
eˈlectrified (-faid) adjective
supplied or charged with electricity. an electrified fence.
eˈlectrify (-fai) verb
1. to convert (a railway etc) to the use of electricity as the moving power.
2. to excite or astonish. The news electrified us.
eˌlectrifiˈcation (-fi) noun
eˈlectrifying adjective
an electrifying speech.
electric chair
a chair used to execute criminals by sending a powerful electric current through them.
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