ENERGISES

energize

[en-er-jahyz]
verb (used with object), energized, energizing.
1.
to give energy to; rouse into activity: to energize the spirit with brave words.
2.
to supply electrical current to or store electrical energy in.
verb (used without object), energized, energizing.
3.
to be in operation; put forth energy.
Also, especially British, energise.


Origin:
1745–55; energ(y) + -ize

reenergize, verb (used with object), reenergized, reenergizing.
superenergized, adjective
unenergized, adjective

energize, enervate, innervate, invigorate.
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energize or energise (ˈɛnəˌdʒaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to have or cause to have energy; invigorate
2.  (tr) to apply a source of electric current or electromotive force to (a circuit, field winding, etc)
 
energise or energise
 
vb
 
'energizer or energise
 
n
 
'energiser or energise
 
n

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energize
1752; see energy + -ize. Related: Energized; energizing.
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