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Synonyms for inspire
ɪnˈspaɪər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven, exalt(verb)

    heighten or intensify

    "These paintings exalt the imagination"

    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, exalt, proclaim, thrill, prompt, revolutionize, recreate, reinvigorate, animise, barrack, repair, exhort, inhale, reanimate, pep up, breathe in, liven, revolutionise, revive, inebriate

  2. inspire(verb)

    supply the inspiration for

    "The article about the artist inspired the exhibition of his recent work"

    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, instigate(verb)

    serve as the inciting cause of

    "She prompted me to call my relatives"

    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, root on, set off, cheer

  4. cheer, root on, inspire, urge, barrack, urge on, exhort, pep up(verb)

    spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts

    "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"

    Synonyms:
    jeer, juice up, animate, pep up, press, scoff, root on, enliven, cheer, urge on, instigate, flout, advocate, invigorate, urge, 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, inspire(verb)

    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, urge

  6. inhale, inspire, breathe in(verb)

    draw in (air)

    "Inhale deeply"; "inhale the fresh mountain air"; "The patient has trouble inspiring"; "The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well"

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

Wiktionary

  1. inspire(verb)

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

    Antonyms:
    expire

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inspire

    Synonyms:
    animate, inspirit, inflame, imbue, impel, encourage, inhale, enliven, cheer, breathe in, infuse, exhilarate

    Antonyms:
    depress, dispirit, discourage, deter

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inspire(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    inhale air, draw in the breath

  2. inspire(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    inhale, breathe in

  3. inspire(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    breathe into, fill with the breath

  4. inspire(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    infuse, instil

  5. inspire(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    animate, inspirit, enliven, cheer

  6. inspire(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    affect by supernatural influence

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How to use inspire in a sentence?

  1. Matthew McConaughey:

    Little did we know when planning this annual event that California, my second home, would once again be hit with devastating fires, we are grateful to be here today to say thank you, shine a light on their unwavering conviction, and hopefully inspire others to get involved and help in their own communities.

  2. Michael Scott:

    It's Thai, Westerners, Europeans, Aussies - people from all over the world who helped bring these kids to safety, i think there is a worldwide appeal which I think will inspire millions across the globe.

  3. Mark Turner:

    I certainly hope I can add some value and vision to the excellent work of the great team already in place in Alicante, and through that, help to inspire and engage more and more fans, sailors and sponsors, in the future.

  4. Bien Thuy Nguyen:

    I am not a city boy, but Hanoi is always my city, and my favorite city, i got my first camera in 2008. I was shooting in my free time with friends ... I fell in love with Hanoi and all its charms. All the historical and cultural layers inspire me.

  5. Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire:

    Of all religions, Christianity is without a doubt the one that should inspire tolerance most, although, up to now, the Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.

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