Definition of Invigorate

1. Verb. Heighten or intensify. "The performance is likely to invigorate Sue"; "These paintings exalt the imagination"

Exact synonyms: Animate, Enliven, Exalt, Inspire
Generic synonyms: Excite, Shake, Shake Up, Stimulate, Stir
Specialized synonyms: Encourage
Derivative terms: Exaltation, Invigoration



2. Verb. Give life or energy to. "The cold water invigorated him"
Exact synonyms: Quicken
Generic synonyms: Excite, Stimulate
Derivative terms: Invigoration, Invigoration, Quickener

3. Verb. Make lively. "The performance is likely to invigorate Sue"; "Let's liven up this room a bit"
Exact synonyms: Animate, Enliven, Liven, Liven Up
Generic synonyms: Arouse, Brace, Energise, Energize, Perk Up, Stimulate
Specialized synonyms: Ginger Up, Jazz Up, Juice Up, Pep Up, Inspirit, Spirit, Spirit Up
Derivative terms: Animator, Enlivener, Invigoration, Invigoration
Antonyms: Deaden

4. Verb. Impart vigor, strength, or vitality to. "Exercise is invigorating"
Exact synonyms: Reinvigorate
Generic synonyms: Arouse, Brace, Energise, Energize, Perk Up, Stimulate
Derivative terms: Invigoration, Invigoration, Invigorator

Definition of Invigorate

1. v. t. To give vigor to; to strengthen; to animate; to give life and energy to.

Definition of Invigorate

1. Verb. (transitive) To impart vigor, strength, or vitality to. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To heighten or intensify. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To give life or energy to. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To make lively. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Invigorate

1. [v -RATED, -RATING, -RATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Invigorate

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invidiousness
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invigorate (current term)
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invile
invillaged

Literary usage of Invigorate

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1863)
"... than is usually done to tapping, and by a greater reliance on tonic medication, together with hygienic measures to invigorate and strengthen the system. ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1775)
"... to invigorate their bodies and their Art. 39. Mr. Daniel Perreau'з Narrative of bis unhappy Cafe» ..."

3. The Writings of George Washington: Being His Correspondence, Addresses by George Washington (1855)
"... a pleasing evidence of & spirit of concert for the general good, happily calculated to harmonize and invigorate all the parts of our political system. ..."

4. The Works of Hannah More: With a Sketch of Her Life by Hannah More (1827)
"... she had a decaying commerce to invigorate ; she had an exhausted exchequer to replenish.—All these, by the blessing of God on the strength of her mind, ..."

5. The History of the Virginia Federal Convention of 1788 by Hugh Blair Grigsby (1890)
"... of this Constitution, because it secures the liberty of the citizen, his person and property, and will invigorate and restore commerce and industry. ..."

6. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1874)
"... threefold : first, to give the plant shape and proportion ; secondly, to improve the size and beauty of the flowers ; thirdly, to invigorate the plant. ..."

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