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pep

 (pĕp) Informal
n.
Energy and high spirits; vim: "The duchess is full of pep, that particularly American word that expresses precisely her energy and gaiety" (Suzy Menkes).
tr.v. pepped, pep·ping, peps
To bring energy or liveliness to; invigorate: The good news pepped him up.

[Short for pepper.]

pep

(pɛp)
n
high spirits, energy, or vitality
vb, peps, pepping or pepped
(usually foll by: up) to liven by imbuing with new vigour
[C20: short for pepper]

PEP

(pɛp)
n acronym for
(Banking & Finance) personal equity plan: a method of saving in the U.K. with certain tax advantages, in which investments up to a fixed annual value can be purchased: replaced by the ISA in 1999 but arrangements for existing PEPs remain unchanged
abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) political and economic planning

pep

(pɛp)

n., v. pepped, pep•ping. n.
1. lively spirits or energy; vigor; animation.
v.
2. pep up, to make or become spirited or vigorous.
[1840–50; short for pepper]

pep


Past participle: pepped
Gerund: pepping

Imperative
pep
pep
Present
I pep
you pep
he/she/it peps
we pep
you pep
they pep
Preterite
I pepped
you pepped
he/she/it pepped
we pepped
you pepped
they pepped
Present Continuous
I am pepping
you are pepping
he/she/it is pepping
we are pepping
you are pepping
they are pepping
Present Perfect
I have pepped
you have pepped
he/she/it has pepped
we have pepped
you have pepped
they have pepped
Past Continuous
I was pepping
you were pepping
he/she/it was pepping
we were pepping
you were pepping
they were pepping
Past Perfect
I had pepped
you had pepped
he/she/it had pepped
we had pepped
you had pepped
they had pepped
Future
I will pep
you will pep
he/she/it will pep
we will pep
you will pep
they will pep
Future Perfect
I will have pepped
you will have pepped
he/she/it will have pepped
we will have pepped
you will have pepped
they will have pepped
Future Continuous
I will be pepping
you will be pepping
he/she/it will be pepping
we will be pepping
you will be pepping
they will be pepping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pepping
you have been pepping
he/she/it has been pepping
we have been pepping
you have been pepping
they have been pepping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pepping
you will have been pepping
he/she/it will have been pepping
we will have been pepping
you will have been pepping
they will have been pepping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pepping
you had been pepping
he/she/it had been pepping
we had been pepping
you had been pepping
they had been pepping
Conditional
I would pep
you would pep
he/she/it would pep
we would pep
you would pep
they would pep
Past Conditional
I would have pepped
you would have pepped
he/she/it would have pepped
we would have pepped
you would have pepped
they would have pepped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pep - liveliness and energypep - liveliness and energy; "this tonic is guaranteed to give you more pep"
sprightliness, liveliness, spirit, life - animation and energy in action or expression; "it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"

pep

noun energy, life, spirit, zip (informal), vitality, animation, vigour, verve, high spirits, gusto, welly (slang), get-up-and-go (informal), brio, vivacity, liveliness, vim (slang) They need something to put the pep back in their lives.
pep something or someone up enliven, inspire, stimulate, animate, exhilarate, quicken, invigorate, jazz up (informal), vitalize, vivify an attempt to pep up your sex life

pep

noun
1. Informal. A lively, emphatic, eager quality or manner:
Informal: ginger, peppiness.
Slang: oomph.
2. Informal. Capacity or power for work or vigorous activity:
Translations
طاقَه، حَيَوِيَّه
elánpára
pep
orka
įkvepianti kalbasmarkāžvalumas
enerģija, spars

pep

[pep]
A. Nenergía f, dinamismo m
B. CPD pep pill Nestimulante m
pep rally N (US) encuentro de motivación
pep talk Npalabras fpl que motivan, palabras fpl para levantar la moral
to give sb a pep talkhablar a algn para motivarle or levantarle la moral
pep up VT + ADV [+ person] (= encourage) → animar, estimular; (= revive) → dar un nuevo impulso a; [+ drink] → hacer más fuerte
how to pep up your love lifecómo dar un nuevo impulso a su vida amorosa
PEP RALLY
Pep Rally es un término usado en Estados Unidos para referirse a las concentraciones que se realizan antes de la celebración de un partido de fútbol americano o baloncesto en los institutos de enseñanza secundaria o en la universidad. En estas celebraciones, que tienen lugar uno o varios días antes del partido, participan animadores de grupo, una banda de música y tanto los jugadores como los entrenadores tienen que pronunciar unas palabras ante los demás. También se emplea a veces el término Pep Rally con referencia a los mítines políticos o a encuentros entre los miembros de una empresa para alentar la motivación entre sus afiliados o empleados por medio de la adulación pública o el anuncio de nuevos proyectos o de éxitos futuros.

PEP

[ˈpɛp] n (=personal equity plan) → CEA m

pep

[ˈpɛp] npunch m
pep up
vt sep
[+ person] → remonter
(= make more exciting) → donner du punch à

pep

n (inf)Schwung m, → Elan m, → Pep m (inf)

pep

[pɛp] n (fam) → dinamismo, vitalità
pep up vt + adv (person) → tirar su; (party) → animare, vivacizzare; (food) → rendere più gustoso/a; (drink) → correggere

pep

(pep) noun
an informal word for energy. full of pep.
ˈpep-talk noun
a talk intended to arouse enthusiasm, or to make people work harder, better etc. The director gave all the staff a pep-talk.

pep

n (fam) energía, vigor m
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As with general PEPs, there is no tax to pay on dividends received on single company PEPs and no capital gains tax liability.
Both PEPs and TESSAs have been very successful, but how do you choose between them?
If you don't put your shares in a PEP you'll face a capital gains tax bill if the profit you make - that's the entire value of the shares when sold - is more than pounds 6,500 in one tax year.
Whilst past performance is not necessarily a guide to the future, the difference between the best and worst performing Peps, and fund managers, varies greatly.
You can go through one of the big unit or investment trust groups (PEP firms with long track records of investment management include Schroders, M & G, Fidelity and Prolific) or through one of the new, discount PEP companies, such as Virgin Direct.
It's no wonder that the most successful PEPs have left investors with a return three times greater than if they had left it in a building society.
In this article, the preparation method of PEPS is improved based on the literature (16).
The sale of Peps ceased on April 5 and have since been overshadowed by ISAs.
From next spring you will be able to keep existing PEPs going but any new tax-free investment has to go into an Individual Savings Account (ISA).
But discount brokers usually provide their pick of the PEPs for you to choose from.
This means there will no longer be a distinction between general and single company Peps, and investors can merge the two elements if they wish.
To avoid panic PEP-buying before next April, the Chancellor could rule that exemptions will only apply to PEPs purchased before Budget day on March 17.