Definition of energize in English:

energize

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • 1 Give vitality and enthusiasm to.

    ‘people were energized by his ideas’
    • ‘She began investing everything in her music which stimulated and energized her.’
    • ‘I was tired and worn out, having been teaching all day, but left her, energised and full of enthusiasm.’
    • ‘If there's a good fit right away, then they experience a sense of recognition and are energized to move on.’
    • ‘Yes, they must excite, energise and enthuse competent individuals.’
    • ‘‘He is excited and energised by the prospect and believes it has much to offer the people of the town,’ says the report.’
    • ‘On his visits there, he felt energised, enthused and full of hope.’
    • ‘This empowers and energizes you to move forward in life.’
    • ‘It is this motivation that energizes him to do his very best to make sure the students receive the best possible training.’
    • ‘Don't miss your chance to be inspired and energized by what Tom has to say about the future for business.’
    • ‘And I come away from our conversations feeling far more energised and enthused than I do when talking to pretty young things who should, in theory, be more enticing.’
    • ‘It is at this place that we are energized to be more creative.’
    • ‘His style will excite the fans and energise everyone around the team.’
    • ‘The deeper appreciation will motivate and energize you.’
    • ‘His striking of the ball is excellent for a relative novice and his enthusiasm for the game seems to energize those around him.’
    • ‘Everyone felt connected, energized, and enthused; the team was ready to move forward.’
    • ‘Now people are saying we're pumped, we're ready to vote tomorrow, we are really energized by this election.’
    • ‘‘It is exciting to see the kids become really interested in politics and good government; for me it has been energizing to catch their enthusiasm,’ he said.’
    • ‘I'm excited and energised by being part of Walter Smith's revolution.’
    • ‘If my enthusiasm for one activity drops off I can move to another that will energise me again.’
    • ‘And people are excited and energised and inspired because they realise that there can be this kind of empowerment and democracy.’
    enliven, liven up, animate, vitalize, invigorate, perk up, excite, electrify, dynamize, stimulate, stir up, fire up, rouse, motivate, move, move to action, drive, spur on, encourage, embolden, galvanize
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    1. 1.1Supply energy, typically kinetic or electrical energy, to (something)
      • ‘He turned when he heard the sound of electricity energizing the room.’
      • ‘The circuit is energised by 6V DC power supply and provided with a backup unit for uninterrupted power supply.’
      • ‘In a large galaxy, the black hole can reach a greater size before its surrounding gas is energized enough to stop falling in.’
      • ‘90% of standby power is wasted energy, consumed by unnecessarily energised components and inefficient power supply designs.’
      • ‘They take about three to five minutes to come to full brightness after they are energized.’
      • ‘It's still energized by the solar panels.’
      • ‘The clasp makes contact with the other terminal of battery to energize the light source.’
      • ‘The change in current is detected and the sensor's output is energized.’
      • ‘Intense heat from gunpowder's pyrotechnic flame energizes electrons in the metal atoms and metal-containing molecules.’
      • ‘It is mostly the latent heat from condensation of the water vapor that energizes the storm.’
      • ‘When the coil is energised the molecules in the liquid align themselves along the lines of magnetism from the coil, and there they stay for a short while until the earth's own magnetic field slowly disrupts them.’
      • ‘It corresponds directly to the contact pattern energizing the radiation.’
      • ‘Electro-magnetism is the force which lights up our cities and energizes our household appliances.’
      • ‘There should be a visible light and audible warning when the treatment electrode is energized.’

Pronunciation:

energize

/ˈenərˌjīz/