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Synonyms of inspire

Verb


1. inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven, exalt, stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir

usage: heighten or intensify; "These paintings exalt the imagination"

2. inspire, occasion

usage: supply the inspiration for; "The article about the artist inspired the exhibition of his recent work"

3. prompt, inspire, instigate, induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, make

usage: serve as the inciting cause of; "She prompted me to call my relatives"

4. cheer, root on, inspire, urge, barrack, urge on, exhort, pep up, encourage

usage: spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"

5. revolutionize, revolutionise, inspire, indoctrinate

usage: fill with revolutionary ideas

6. inhale, inspire, breathe in, breathe, take a breath, respire, suspire

usage: draw in (air); "Inhale deeply"; "inhale the fresh mountain air"; "The patient has trouble inspiring"; "The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well"

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