- to give energy to; rouse into activity: to energize the spirit with brave words.
- to supply electrical current to or store electrical energy in.
- to be in operation; put forth energy.
Also especially British, en·er·gise.
Origin of energize
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Examples from the Web for re-energize
Its designers and bean counters are constantly trying to revive comatose brands and re-energize sluggish ones.Benetton’s Rebirth
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Tonight, Newt gave the kind of speech he needs to redefine and re-energize his campaign.Daily Beast Contributors Weigh In on Mitt Romney’s Florida Win
February 1, 2012
Does each great throb of the planetary heart, re-energize and move in unison, the protoplasmic centers of all forms of life?Solaris Farm
Milan C. Edson
- to have or cause to have energy; invigorate
- (tr) to apply a source of electric current or electromotive force to (a circuit, field winding, etc)
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Word Origin and History for re-energize
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