reenergize

verb re·en·er·gize \ (ˌ)rē-ˈe-nər-ˌjīz \
variants: or re-energize

Definition of reenergize

reenergized or re-energized; reenergizing or re-energizing
: to energize (someone or something) again
  • Memphis has worked as hard as any U.S. city to reenergize its downtown …
  • —Mel White
  • The whole family was immobilized when Teddie was, and reenergized when he gained health.
  • —Garry Willis
  • Strong emotions must fuel muscles, because my biceps and lats suddenly felt reenergized.
  • Women's Sports and Fitness
  • … should alpine skiers do all they can to re-energize their sport—re-energize it before snowboarders steamroll it?
  • —Bruce Benedict

First Known Use of reenergize

1803

in the meaning defined above

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