1 heighten or intensify; "These paintings exalt the imagination" [syn: animate, invigorate, enliven, exalt]
2 supply the inspiration for; "The article about the artist inspired the exhibition of his recent work"
4 urge on or encourage especially by shouts; "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers" [syn: cheer, urge, barrack, urge on, exhort, pep up]
6 draw in (air); "Inhale deeply"; "inhale the fresh mountain air"; "The patient has trouble inspiring"; "The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well" [syn: inhale, breathe in] [ant: exhale]
- Rhymes: -aɪə(r)
- To breathe into; to fill with the breath; to animate.
- To infuse by breathing, or as if by breathing.
- To draw in by the operation of breathing; to inhale.
- To infuse into the mind; to communicate to the spirit; to convey, as by a divine or supernatural influence; to disclose preternaturally; to produce in, as by inspiration.
- To infuse into; to affect, as with a superior or
supernatural influence; to fill with what animates, enlivens, or exalts; to communicate inspiration to.
- to inspire a child with sentiments of virtue.
- (inhale): expire
to breathe into; to fill with the breath; to animate
- Italian: ispirare
to infuse by breathing, or as if by breathing
- Italian: ispirare
to draw in by the operation of breathing; to inhale
- Dutch: inademen
- Hungarian: belélegzik
- Italian: ispirare
to infuse into the mind; to communicate to the spirit
- Dutch: inspireren
to infuse into; to affect, as with a superior or supernatural influence
- Hungarian: ösztönöz, lelkesít
- Arabic: (’álhama)
- Chinese: 授意 (shòu yì)
- trreq Dutch
- French: inspirer
- German: einhauchen, einflößen, begeistern
- trreq Greek
- trreq Hebrew
- Japanese: 動かす (うごかす, ugokasu)
- Latin: inspīro, incutio
- trreq Old English
- Portuguese: inspirar
- Russian: вдыхать (vdyxát’), вдохновлять (vdoxnovlját’)
- Spanish: inspirar
- trreq Swedish
- trreq Turkish
Inspiration may refer to: Personal inspiration, A person can have an idol, the idol can have a skill that the idolator wants.> Artistic inspiration, sudden creativity in artistic production
- Revelation, an uncovering or disclosure of something hidden via communication from the divine
- Biblical inspiration, the doctrine in Judeo-Christian theology concerned with the divine origin of the Bible
- Inhalation, the movement of air into the lungs
- "Inspire (Ayumi Hamasaki song)," released in 2004
- Inspiration (Elkie Brooks album), released in 1989
- Inspiration (Yngwie J. Malmsteen album), released in 1996
- Inspiration (Aziza Mustafa Zadeh album), released in 2000
- Inspiration (William Hung album), released in 2004
- Inspiration (Shinhwa album), released in 2006
- Inspiration (film), a 1915 film starring Audrey Munson
Inspiration comes from life experiences, feelings, dreams, and thoughts. Inspiration is what makes great things happen.
inspire in Danish: Inspiration
inspire in German: Inspiration
inspire in Spanish: Inspiración
inspire in French: Inspiration
inspire in Japanese: インスパイア
inspire in Norwegian: Inspirasjon
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