Etymology
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energize (v.)

1751; see energy + -ize. Related: Energized; energizing.

updated on June 26, 2013

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Definitions of energize from WordNet

energize (v.)
cause to be alert and energetic;
Synonyms: stimulate / arouse / brace / energise / perk up
energize (v.)
raise to a higher energy level;
Synonyms: excite / energise
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