innerve

[ ih-nurv ]
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verb (used with object),in·nerved, in·nerv·ing.
  1. to supply with nervous energy; invigorate; animate.

Origin of innerve

1
First recorded in 1820–30; in-2 + nerve

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British Dictionary definitions for innerve

innerve

/ (ɪˈnɜːv) /


verb
  1. (tr) to supply with nervous energy; stimulate

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