Synonyms of inspire in English:

inspire


See definition of inspire

verb

1‘the landscape inspired Hardy to write this fine poem’

SYNONYMS

stimulate, motivate, cause, incline, persuade, encourage, influence, rouse, move, stir, spur, spur on, goad, energize, galvanize, incite, impel

animate, fire the imagination of, fire with enthusiasm

rare inspirit, incentivize, fillip

2‘the film inspired a musical on the London stage’

SYNONYMS

give rise to, lead to, result in, bring about, cause, be the cause of, prompt, produce, spawn, engender

be the inspiration for

literary beget

3‘Charles inspired awe in those who worked with him’

SYNONYMS

arouse, awaken, prompt, cause, induce, ignite, trigger, kindle, produce, generate, bring out, bring about, give rise to, sow the seeds of

literary enkindle

ANTONYMS

extinguish