verb (used with object), en·er·gized, en·er·giz·ing.
to give energy to; rouse into activity: to energize the spirit with brave words.
to supply electrical current to or store electrical energy in.
verb (used without object), en·er·gized, en·er·giz·ing.
to be in operation; put forth energy.
Also especially British, en·er·gise.
Origin of energize
Related formsre·en·er·gize, verb (used with object), re·en·er·gized, re·en·er·giz·ing.su·per·en·er·gized, adjectiveun·en·er·gized, adjective
First recorded in 1745–55; energ(y)
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Examples from the Web for energised
Historical Examples of energised
Love is not glorious unless it be braced and energised by power.
This energised rotating spherical mass is thus the primal conception of the energy scheme now to be outlined.
It is clear that the material at different parts of the rotating spheroid will be energised to varying degrees.
If the system were energised to the requisite degree, every energy operation could be carried out as before.
But yet, in point of fact, what was it that inspired and energised the earlier processes, if not this same Divine Influx?
British Dictionary definitions for energised
Derived Formsenergizer or energiser, noun
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 energised
1751; see energy + -ize. Related: Energized; energizing.
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