Invigorate means to give strength or energy to something or someone. If you're the new cheerleading coach, you can invigorate the team by bringing them your exciting new cheers, and the team’s growing popularity will invigorate them even more.

When you invigorate someone, you inspire, you breathe life into them. One of the best ways to invigorate another person is with your own enthusiasm — when you're animated and energetic, it seems to rub off on others. You might need to invigorate yourself when you first wake up in the morning, with a cup of coffee or a shower to get you going for the day. The word invigorate comes from the Latin in, "toward" and vigorare "make strong."

Definitions of invigorate

v give life or energy to

“The cold water invigorated him”
Type of:
excite, stimulate
act as a stimulant

v impart vigor, strength, or vitality to

“Exercise is invigorating
Type of:
arouse, brace, energise, energize, perk up, stimulate
cause to be alert and energetic

v heighten or intensify

animate, enliven, exalt, inspire
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inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to
barrack, cheer, exhort, inspire, pep up, root on, urge, urge on
spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
foster, nurture
help develop, help grow
encourage somebody by crying hollo
cheer, embolden, hearten, recreate
give encouragement to
draw out
make more sociable
bring out
encourage to be less reserved
goad, spur
give heart or courage to
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excite, shake, shake up, stimulate, stir
stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of

v make lively

animate, enliven, liven, liven up
blunt, deaden
make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation
ginger up, jazz up, juice up, pep up
make more interesting or lively
inspirit, spirit, spirit up
infuse with spirit
Type of:
arouse, brace, energise, energize, perk up, stimulate
cause to be alert and energetic

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