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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Example sentences
Slightly less happy people remain chipper and energized, but are slightly
  hungrier.
Auroras happen when energized particles form the sun interact with air
  molecules and give them extra charge.
Energized by the threat, survivors notice an extraordinary clarity of detail in
  their environment.
And then you have to play and replay the piece and learn that the piece makes
  you feel either calmer or more energized.
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