vitalize

[vahyt-l-ahyz]
verb (used with object), vitalized, vitalizing.
1.
to give life to; make vital.
2.
to give vitality or vigor to; animate.
Also, especially British, vitalise.


Origin:
1670–80; vital + -ize

vitalization, noun
vitalizer, noun
hypervitalization, noun
hypervitalize, verb (used with object), hypervitalized, hypervitalizing.
nonvitalized, adjective
subvitalization, noun
subvitalized, adjective
undervitalized, adjective
unvitalized, adjective
unvitalizing, adjective
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vitalize or vitalise (ˈvaɪtəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to make vital, living, or alive; endow with life or vigour
 
vitalise or vitalise
 
vb
 
vitali'zation or vitalise
 
n
 
vitali'sation or vitalise
 
n
 
'vitalizer or vitalise
 
n
 
'vitaliser or vitalise
 
n

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Example sentences
As a result, all initiatives from both producers and managers have been stimulated to vitalize the fishery sector.
The corporation then uses this revenue to fund a variety of services that help redevelop and vitalize the downtown.
They vitalize every organ and build up brain and body.
Re-vitalize and re-structure the membership to insure maximum citizen participation in volunteer programs and activities.
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