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 Dictionary entry overview: What does energize mean? 

  The verb ENERGIZE has 2 senses:

1. cause to be alert and energetic
2. raise to a higher energy level

  Familiarity information: ENERGIZE used as a verb is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1energize [BACK TO TOP]


Cause to be alert and energetic

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care


energize; energise; perk up; arouse; brace; stimulate

Context examples:

Coffee and tea stimulate me / This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate

Hypernyms (to "energize" is one way to...):

affect (act physically on; have an effect upon)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "energize"):

cathect (inject with libidinal energy)

animate; quicken; reanimate; recreate; renovate; repair; revive; revivify; vivify (give new life or energy to)

invigorate; reinvigorate (impart vigor, strength, or vitality to)

animate; enliven; invigorate; liven; liven up (make lively)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something


de-energize (deprive of energy)

Sense 2energize [BACK TO TOP]


Raise to a higher energy level

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.


energise; energize; excite

Context example:

excite the atoms

Hypernyms (to "energize" is one way to...):

alter; change; modify (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something

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