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Definitions for INSPIRE
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inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven, exaltverb
heighten or intensify
"These paintings exalt the imagination"
supply the inspiration for
"The article about the artist inspired the exhibition of his recent work"
prompt, inspire, instigateverb
serve as the inciting cause of
"She prompted me to call my relatives"
cheer, root on, inspire, urge, barrack, urge on, exhort, pep upverb
spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
"The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"
revolutionize, revolutionise, inspireverb
fill with revolutionary ideas
inhale, inspire, breathe inverb
draw in (air)
"Inhale deeply"; "inhale the fresh mountain air"; "The patient has trouble inspiring"; "The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well"
To infuse into; to affect, as with a superior or supernatural influence; to fill with what animates, enlivens, or exalts; to communicate inspiration to; as, to inspire a child with sentiments of virtue; to inspire a person to do extraordinary feats.
To infuse into the mind; to communicate to the spirit; to convey, as by a divine or supernatural influence; to disclose preternaturally; to produce in, as by inspiration.
To infuse into; to affect, as with a superior or supernatural influence; to fill with what animates, enlivens or exalts; to communicate inspiration to.
Elders should inspire children with sentiments of virtue.
To draw in by the operation of breathing; to inhale.
To infuse by breathing, or as if by breathing.
To breathe into; to fill with the breath; to animate.
To spread rumour indirectly.
Etymology: From enspirer, from inspirare, present active infinitive of inspiro, itself a loan-translation of the Ancient Greek πνέω in the Bible, from in + spiro.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
I have been troubled in my sleep this night;
But dawning day new comfort hath inspir'd. William Shakespeare.
He knew not his Maker, and he that inspired into him an active soul, and breathed in a living spirit. Wisd. xv. 11.
Then to the heart inspir'd
Vernal delight. John Milton.
Nor th' inspir'd
Castalian spring. John Milton.
Erato, thy poet's mind inspire,
And fill his soul with thy celestial fire. John Dryden, Æn.
The letters are often read to the young religious, to inspire with sentiments of virtue. Addison.
By means of sulphurous coal smoaks the lungs are stifled and oppressed, whereby they are forced to inspire and expire the air with difficulty, in comparison of the facility of inspiring and expiring the air in the country. Gideon Harvey.
His baleful breath inspiring as he glides;
Now like a chain around her neck he rides. Dryden.
To draw in the breath.
Etymology: inspiro, Latin; inspirer, Fr.
If the inspiring and expiring organ of any animal be stopt, it suddenly yields to nature, and dies. Izaak Walton.
to breathe into; to fill with the breath; to animate
to infuse by breathing, or as if by breathing
to draw in by the operation of breathing; to inhale; -- opposed to expire
to infuse into the mind; to communicate to the spirit; to convey, as by a divine or supernatural influence; to disclose preternaturally; to produce in, as by inspiration
to infuse into; to affect, as with a superior or supernatural influence; to fill with what animates, enlivens, or exalts; to communicate inspiration to; as, to inspire a child with sentiments of virtue
to draw in breath; to inhale air into the lungs; -- opposed to expire
to breathe; to blow gently
Etymology: [OE. enspiren, OF. enspirer, inspirer, F. inspirer, fr. L. inspirare; pref. in- in + spirare to breathe. See Spirit.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-spīr′, v.t. to breathe into: to draw or inhale into the lungs: to infuse by breathing, or as if by breathing: to infuse into the mind: to instruct by divine influence: to instruct or affect with a superior influence.—v.i. to draw in the breath.—adj. Inspir′able, able to be inhaled.—n. Inspirā′tion, the act of inspiring or breathing into: a breath: the divine influence by which the sacred writers of the Bible were instructed: superior elevating or exciting influence.—adjs. Inspirā′tional, Inspiratory (in-spir′a-tor-i, or in′spir-a-tor-i), belonging to or aiding inspiration or inhalation.—n. Inspirā′tionist, one who maintains the direct inspiration of the Scriptures.—adj. Inspired′, actuated or directed by divine influence: influenced by elevated feeling: prompted by superior, but not openly declared, knowledge or authority: actually authoritative.—n. Inspir′er.—adv. Inspir′ingly. [Fr.,—L. inspirāre—in, into, spirāre, to breathe.]
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To provide with intuitive, accurate, specific sane, practical and logical ideas and thoughts.
She did inspire her teammates as much as they inspired her.
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The numerical value of INSPIRE in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of INSPIRE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of INSPIRE in a Sentence
Because when you keep on diminishing art and not respecting the craft and smacking people in their face after they deliver monumental feats of music, you're disrespectful to inspiration, and we as musicians have to inspire people who go to work every day, and they listen to that Beyonce album and they feel like it takes them to another place.
He didn't inspire the same passion, rand compromised on some key issues like war and Iran where people really thought it was a deal-breaker and took the wind out of their sails.
Michael has been a stellar addition tothe broadcast. Over the past twoyears on ‘ Good Morning America, ’ he’s proven to be a tireless and versatile broadcaster with an incredible ability to connect with people, from veterans to American pop culture icons and newsmakers, he will end a four year run as Kelly Ripa’s co-host on ‘ Live ! , ’ where he has honed his skills as an interviewer with genuine warmth and a quick wit. At ‘ Good Morning America, ’ he ’ll now have even more opportunities to tell stories that inspire, inform and empower people. Strahan joins the.
He worked tirelessly to bring pressure to end apartheid in South Africa and enforce treaties that destroyed Soviet weapons of mass destruction, as the longest serving member of Congress from Indiana, and a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, he leaves behind a legacy of public service that will inspire Hoosiers for generations.
In terms of experience, Mamata Banerjee is far ahead, i wouldn't be surprised if Rahul Gandhi or Priyanka Gandhi would look at Mamata Banerjee as somebody who could really inspire them.
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- πνέω, εμπνέωGreek
- elähdyttää, inspiroida, innoittaa, innostaaFinnish
- को प्रेरितHindi
- lelkesít, ösztönözHungarian
- iniciō, afflō, īnspīrō, inspireLatin
- beademen, inspirerenDutch
- внушить, вдохновить, внушать, вдохновлятьRussian
- ilham vermek, esinlemekTurkish
- حوصلہ افزائیUrdu
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