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English verb: energise

1. energise (change) raise to a higher energy level


SamplesExcite the atoms.


Synonymsenergize, excite


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


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

2. energise (body) cause to be alert and energetic


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


Synonymsarouse, brace, energize, 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









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