invigorate

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verb in·vig·o·rate \in-ˈvi-gə-ˌrāt\

Definition of invigorate

invigorated

invigorating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to give life and energy to :  animate; also :  stimulate 1

invigoratingly

play \-ˌrā-tiŋ-lē\ adverb

invigoration

play \-ˌvi-gə-ˈrā-shən\ noun

invigorator

play \-ˈvi-gə-ˌrā-tər\ noun

Examples of invigorate in a sentence

  1. A brisk walk in the cool morning air always invigorates me.

  2. He was invigorated by the positive feedback.

  3. The mayor has plans to invigorate the downtown economy.

Origin and Etymology of invigorate

probably from in- + vigor


First Known Use: 1646


INVIGORATE Defined for English Language Learners

invigorate

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verb in·vig·o·rate \in-ˈvi-gə-ˌrāt\

Definition of invigorate for English Language Learners

  • : to give life and energy to (someone)

  • : to cause (something) to become more active and lively


INVIGORATE Defined for Kids

invigorate

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verb in·vig·o·rate \in-ˈvi-gə-ˌrāt\

Definition of invigorate for Students

invigorated

invigorating

  1. :  to give life and energy to <The swim was invigorating.>



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