inspire synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term inspire:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven, exaltverb

    heighten or intensify

    Synonyms:
    revivify, tickle pink, animate, quicken, glorify, laud, extol, enliven, beatify, cheer, vivify, animize, urge on, instigate, root on, liven up, renovate, invigorate, exhilarate, urge, inspire, exalt, proclaim, thrill, prompt, revolutionize, recreate, reinvigorate, animise, barrack, repair, exhort, inhale, reanimate, pep up, breathe in, liven, revolutionise, revive, inebriate

  2. inspireverb

    supply the inspiration for

    Synonyms:
    enliven, invigorate, urge on, breathe in, root on, instigate, inhale, prompt, urge, exhort, barrack, exalt, revolutionize, pep up, revolutionise, animate, cheer

  3. prompt, inspire, instigateverb

    serve as the inciting cause of

    Synonyms:
    enliven, actuate, cue, invigorate, instigate, inhale, prompt, urge, move, exhort, propel, motivate, barrack, remind, exalt, stir up, breathe in, revolutionise, revolutionize, pep up, urge on, animate, incite, inspire, root on, set off, cheer

  4. cheer, root on, inspire, urge, barrack, urge on, exhort, pep upverb

    spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts

    Synonyms:
    jeer, juice up, animate, pep up, press, scoff, root on, enliven, cheer, urge on, instigate, flout, advocate, invigorate, urge, inspire, exalt, ginger up, exhort, hearten, jolly along, prompt, revolutionize, jazz up, recreate, cheer up, barrack, recommend, inhale, chirk up, embolden, breathe in, revolutionise, jolly up, gibe

  5. revolutionize, revolutionise, inspireverb

    fill with revolutionary ideas

    Synonyms:
    enliven, cheer, invigorate, urge on, breathe in, root on, instigate, inhale, prompt, overturn, exhort, barrack, exalt, revolutionize, pep up, revolutionise, animate, inspire, urge

  6. inhale, inspire, breathe inverb

    draw in (air)

    Synonyms:
    enliven, invigorate, urge on, root on, instigate, inhale, prompt, urge, exhort, barrack, animate, exalt, revolutionize, pep up, revolutionise, breathe in, inspire, cheer

Wiktionary

  1. inspireverb

    To draw in by the operation of breathing; to inhale.

    Antonyms:
    expire

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inspireverb

    Synonyms:
    inhale air, draw in the breath

  2. inspireverb

    Synonyms:
    inhale, breathe in

  3. inspireverb

    Synonyms:
    breathe into, fill with the breath

  4. inspireverb

    Synonyms:
    infuse, instil

  5. inspireverb

    Synonyms:
    animate, inspirit, enliven, cheer

  6. inspireverb

    Synonyms:
    affect by supernatural influence

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

inspires, inspiration, motivate, instil, encourage, inspiring, stimulate, inspired

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. inspire

    Synonyms:
    Inhale



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