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English verb: energize

1. energize (body) cause to be alert and energetic


SamplesCoffee and tea stimulate me.
This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate.


Synonymsarouse, brace, energise, perk up, stimulate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)affect


Narrower (hyponym)animate, animate, cathect, enliven, invigorate, invigorate, liven, liven up, quicken, reanimate, recreate, reinvigorate, renovate, repair, revive, revivify, vivify


Antonymsde-energise, de-energize, sedate, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize, calm

2. energize (change) raise to a higher energy level


SamplesExcite the atoms.


Synonymsenergise, excite


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify









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