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Synonyms for inspire
ɪnˈspaɪərin·spire

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Wiktionary

  1. inspireverb

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven, exaltverb

    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. inspireverb

    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, instigateverb

    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 upverb

    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, 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, urge

  6. inhale, inspire, breathe inverb

    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

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

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How to use inspire in a sentence?

  1. Johnny Galecki:

    One of the most rewarding elements of being on 'The Big Bang Theory' has been being approached by younger people who claim they never before had considered a life in the sciences until watching the show. Our goal on 'Big Bang‘ is to make people laugh. These kids are molding our culture, building our future and even curing diseases. 'SciJinks' is a way to celebrate them and hopefully inspire more young people to follow in their footsteps — while having an absurdly good and mischievous time.

  2. Norman LaFave:

    The aviation prizes, such as the Orteig Prize, built the aviation industry into what it is today. The competitors for the aviation prizes captured our imagination and instilled a sense of adventure in all of us which allowed aviation to grow as an industry with the support of the public. The X PRIZE, like the Orteig Prize before it, offers the spark needed to inspire the entrepreneurial spirit necessary to build this new industry and make us a true space-faring civilization.

  3. Lizzy Hegney:

    Inspire to be a rainbow and you will never stop living.

  4. Matt Cappotelli:

    Life is the most precious gift we’re given, if I can inspire others to not give up on the life they’ve been blessed to have, that’s what I ’m trying to spread – hope.

  5. Hanna Cavinder:

    Our number one goal is to excel on the court, but off the court, we love to show our creative sides and grow our relationships with the TikTok community, boost keeps us connected so that we can upload and share videos that have a little fun, and hopefully inspire the next generation of women to pursue their basketball dreams.


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