energize

verb en·er·gize \ ˈe-nər-ˌjīz \
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of energize

energized; energizing
transitive verb
1 :to make energetic, vigorous, or active
  • energized by the coach's pep talk
2 :to impart energy to
  • sunlight energizes the chemical reactions
3 :to apply voltage to
intransitive verb
:to put forth energy :act

energization

play \ˌe-nər-ˌjī-ˈzā-shən\ noun

energizer

noun

Examples of energize in a Sentence

  1. His rousing speech energized the crowd.

  2. You'll feel more energized after a bit of exercise.

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First Known Use of energize

1750

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ENERGIZE Defined for English Language Learners

energize

verb

Definition of energize for English Language Learners

  • : to give energy or excitement to (someone or something)


ENERGIZE Defined for Kids

energize

verb en·er·gize \ ˈe-nər-ˌjīz \

Definition of energize for Students

energized; energizing
:to give the ability to be active to :give energy to


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