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give energy to; to put out energy: A brisk walk in the cold air will energize you.
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v. en·er·gized, en·er·giz·ing, en·er·giz·es
1. To give energy to; activate or invigorate: "His childhood—father in ... prison, factory work as a boy—both haunted and energized him" (Frank Conroy).
2. To supply with an electric current.
To release or put out energy.
en′er·gi′za′tion (-jī′zā′shən) n.
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1. to have or cause to have energy; invigorate
2. (Electronics) (tr) to apply a source of electric current or electromotive force to (a circuit, field winding, etc)
ˈenerˌgizer, ˈenerˌgiser n
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
v. -gized, -giz•ing. v.t.
1. to give energy to; rouse into activity.
2. to supply electrical current to or store electrical energy in.v.i.
3. to put forth energy.
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Past participle: energized
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|Verb||1.||energize - cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"|
affect - act physically on; have an effect upon; "the medicine affects my heart rate"
cathect - inject with libidinal energy
reanimate, recreate, revivify, vivify, revive, renovate, animate, quicken, repair - give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"
|2.||energize - raise to a higher energy level; "excite the atoms"|
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1. stimulate, drive, stir, motivate, activate, animate, enthuse, quicken, enliven, galvanize, liven up, pep up, invigorate, vitalize, inspirit their ability to energize their followers
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energize[ˈɛnərdʒaɪz] energise (British) vt (= invigorate) [+ person] → stimuler, motiver
to be energized → être plein(e) d'énergie
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Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
v. desplegar energía; vigorizar.
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