This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

Inspire synonyms

Sorting by
Votes
A small ridge that projects sharply from the side of a larger hill or mountain.
1
0
  1. A small ridge that projects sharply from the side of a larger hill or mountain.
  2. To spur one's horse
  3. To strike or prick with a spur or spurs
  1. To strengthen or hearten; give impetus or vigour
  2. To put spirit into; give life or courage to; cheer; exhilarate
To impart vigor, strength, or vitality to; animate:
0
0
  1. To impart vigor, strength, or vitality to; animate:
  2. To give vigor to; fill with energy; enliven
  3. To give life or energy to.
To give life to; fill with life:
0
0
  1. To give life to; fill with life:
  2. To give motion to; put into action
  3. To impart motion or activity to:
To become ignited; flame up:
0
0
  1. To become ignited; flame up:
  2. To bake or dry by heating, as in a kiln:
  3. (--- Informal) To throw or propel with force and speed:
To rouse to action; spur:
0
0
  1. To rouse to action; spur:
  2. To operate correctly. Used of the ignition system of an internal-combustion engine.
  3. To set in motion; activate:
To cause to be interested or engaged:
0
0
  1. To cause to be interested or engaged:
  2. To excite or invigorate (a person, for example) with a stimulant.
  3. To increase temporarily the activity of (a body organ or system, for example).
To cause to come out of a state of sleep, repose, unconsciousness, etc.; wake
0
0
  1. To cause to come out of a state of sleep, repose, unconsciousness, etc.; wake
  2. To give rise to; bring about:
  3. To cause (game) to rise from cover, come out of a lair, etc.; stir up to flight or attack
To set on fire; ignite
0
0
  1. To set on fire; ignite
  2. To light (a fire)
  3. To catch fire
To begin to show signs of life, as a fetus in the womb
0
0
  1. To begin to show signs of life, as a fetus in the womb
  2. To enter the stage of pregnancy in which the movement of the fetus can be felt
  3. To cause (a body or soul, for example) to become alive; vitalize.
To set out on a trip.
0
0
  1. To set out on a trip.
To provide with, or affect as, a motive or motives; incite, impel, or encourage
0
0
  1. To provide with, or affect as, a motive or motives; incite, impel, or encourage
  2. To provide with an incentive or a reason for doing something; impel:
  3. To cause to be enthusiastic:
To impart motion or activity to:
0
0
  1. To impart motion or activity to:
  2. To give life to; fill with life:
  3. To give motion to; put into action
To set afire; light.
0
0
  1. To set afire; light.
  2. To stir up; arouse; excite
  3. To catch fire.
To become ignited; flame up:
0
0
  1. To become ignited; flame up:
  2. To bake or dry by heating, as in a kiln:
  3. (--- Informal) To throw or propel with force and speed:
To arouse the passions of.
0
0
  1. To arouse the passions of.
  2. Make passionate, instill passion in
  3. To fill with passion; arouse emotionally
To set on fire; ignite
0
0
  1. To set on fire; ignite
  2. To light (a fire)
  3. To catch fire
To stir or mix a liquid or mixture:
0
0
  1. To stir or mix a liquid or mixture:
  2. To pass an implement through (a liquid, for example), usually in circular motions, so as to mix or cool the contents:
  3. To use an implement to move or rearrange the fuel in (a fire) to increase light or heat.
To stimulate to action or creative effort; inspire
0
0
  1. To stimulate to action or creative effort; inspire
  2. To give life to; fill with life:
  3. To give motion to; put into action
To maintain at a high level; support:
0
0
  1. To maintain at a high level; support:
  2. To lift up or keep up in spirits; encourage
  3. To hearten or inspire; uplift:
To raise the spirits of; make very proud, happy, or joyful
0
0
  1. To raise the spirits of; make very proud, happy, or joyful
  2. To fill with great joy or happiness; delight:
To move (something) to a higher place or position from a lower one; lift.
0
0
  1. To move (something) to a higher place or position from a lower one; lift.
  2. To lift up; raise
  3. To lift the spirits of; elate.
To invigorate; stimulate:
0
0
  1. To invigorate; stimulate:
  2. To invigorate or stimulate
  3. To cause to feel happily refreshed and energetic; elate:
To clean, rinse, or empty with a rapid flow of a liquid, especially water:
0
0
  1. To clean, rinse, or empty with a rapid flow of a liquid, especially water:
  2. To drive away with a rapid flow of a liquid:
  3. Squarely or solidly:
  1. To strengthen or hearten; give impetus or vigour
  2. To put spirit into; give life or courage to; cheer; exhilarate
To yield to upward pressure:
0
0
  1. To yield to upward pressure:
  2. To direct or carry from a lower to a higher position; raise:
  3. To reduce the sagging of (the face, breasts, etc.) by means of cosmetic surgery
To raise to spiritual or emotional heights; exalt:
0
0
  1. To raise to spiritual or emotional heights; exalt:
  2. To raise to a higher moral, social, or cultural level or condition
  3. To lift up, or elevate
To heighten or intensify the action or effect of
0
0
  1. To heighten or intensify the action or effect of
  2. To raise in status, dignity, power, honor, wealth, etc.
  3. To fill with joy, pride, etc.; elate
To give life to; fill with life:
0
0
  1. To give life to; fill with life:
  2. To give motion to; put into action
  3. To stimulate to action or creative effort; inspire
To encourage with cheers:
0
0
  1. To encourage with cheers:
  2. To be or become cheerful; feel encouraged
  3. To urge on or encourage by cheers
To foster boldness or courage in.
0
0
  1. To foster boldness or courage in.
  2. To give courage to; cause to be bold or bolder
  3. To encourage, inspire, or motivate.
  1. To foster, give help or patronage
  2. To give support to; foster:
  3. To give support to; be favorable to; foster; help
  1. To strengthen or hearten; give impetus or vigour
  2. To put spirit into; give life or courage to; cheer; exhilarate
To provide someone with an incentive to do something; to encourage.
0
0
  1. To provide someone with an incentive to do something; to encourage.
  2. To provide with, or affect as, a motive or motives; incite, impel, or encourage
  3. To cause to be enthusiastic:
(Idiomatic) To encourage or coax a person to do something, especially something foolhardy or reckless.
0
0
  1. (Idiomatic) To encourage or coax a person to do something, especially something foolhardy or reckless.
(Physiol.) To produce or increase the response of (an organism, organ, tissue, etc.) to a proper stimulus
0
0
  1. (Physiol.) To produce or increase the response of (an organism, organ, tissue, etc.) to a proper stimulus
  2. To elicit or arouse (a reaction or emotion, for example):
  3. To put into motion or activity; stir up
To stir up (trouble); instigate; incite
0
0
  1. To stir up (trouble); instigate; incite
  2. To treat (the skin, for example) by fomentation.
  3. To arouse or incite (trouble, for example).
To apply an electric current to
0
0
  1. To apply an electric current to
  2. To arouse to awareness or action; spur:
  3. To plate (metal) with zinc, originally by galvanic action
To prod or urge with or as if with a long pointed stick.
0
0
  1. To prod or urge with or as if with a long pointed stick.
  2. To drive with or as with a goad; prod into action; urge on
To force, compel, or urge; incite; constrain
0
0
  1. To force, compel, or urge; incite; constrain
  2. To urge to action through moral pressure; drive:
  3. To push, drive, or move forward; propel
To urge to action; stir up; rouse
0
0
  1. To urge to action; stir up; rouse
  2. To provoke and urge on:
To cause (the skin) to redden or grow hot, as from strong emotion or stimulants.
0
0
  1. To cause (the skin) to redden or grow hot, as from strong emotion or stimulants.
  2. To arouse to passionate feeling or action:
  3. To become roused, excited, stimulated, etc.
To initiate or bring about, often by inciting:
0
0
  1. To initiate or bring about, often by inciting:
  2. To cause by inciting; foment
  3. To urge on, spur on, or incite to some action, esp. to some evil
To provide with an incentive or a reason for doing something; impel:
0
0
  1. To provide with an incentive or a reason for doing something; impel:
  2. To animate; to propel; to cause to take action
  3. To cause to be enthusiastic:
To stir the emotions:
0
0
  1. To stir the emotions:
  2. To prompt to action; rouse:
  3. To change posture or position; stir:
To arouse; provoke
0
0
  1. To arouse; provoke
  2. To provoke; arouse:
  3. To cause to feel resentment or indignation.
To pierce or puncture something or cause a pricking feeling.
0
0
  1. To pierce or puncture something or cause a pricking feeling.
  2. To cause to feel sharp pain in
  3. To cause to stand erect or point upward:
To urge or stir into action
0
0
  1. To urge or stir into action
  2. To jab or poke, as with a pointed object.
  3. To jab or poke with or as with a pointed stick; goad
To remind (a person) of something he or she has forgotten; specif., to help (an actor, etc. who has forgotten a line) with a cue
0
0
  1. To remind (a person) of something he or she has forgotten; specif., to help (an actor, etc. who has forgotten a line) with a cue
  2. To move to act; spur; incite:
  3. To move or inspire by suggestion
To push, drive, or impel onward, forward, or ahead
0
0
  1. To push, drive, or impel onward, forward, or ahead
  2. To cause to move forward or onward.
To stir to action or feeling:
0
0
  1. To stir to action or feeling:
  2. To give rise to; bring about:
  3. To bring about deliberately; induce:
A small ridge that projects sharply from the side of a larger hill or mountain.
0
0
  1. A small ridge that projects sharply from the side of a larger hill or mountain.
  2. To ride quickly by spurring a horse.
  3. To urge (a horse) on by the use of spurs.
To cause to be interested or engaged:
0
0
  1. To cause to be interested or engaged:
  2. To excite or invigorate (a person, for example) with a stimulant.
  3. To increase temporarily the activity of something such as a body organ or system.
To fire or activate by pulling or pressing a trigger
0
0
  1. To fire or activate by pulling or pressing a trigger
  2. To induce a powerful emotional reaction in, especially by evoking memories of past trauma.
  3. To initiate (an action); set off
To raise; to excite; to stir up.
0
0
To pause to rest or regain breath:
0
0
  1. To pause to rest or regain breath:
  2. To inhale (an aroma, for example):
  3. To use air in combustion:
To draw something such as air or smoke into the lungs by breathing; inspire.
0
0
  1. To draw something such as air or smoke into the lungs by breathing; inspire.
  2. To draw (air, vapor, etc.) into the lungs; breathe in
  3. To breathe in; inspire.
Find another word for inspire. In this page you can discover 76 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for inspire, like: spur, encourage, inspirit, invigorate, animate, fire, spark, stimulate, rouse, kindle and quicken.