Definition of energize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    (British English also -ise) verb
    BrE BrE//ˈenədʒaɪz//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈenərdʒaɪz//
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they energize
    BrE BrE//ˈenədʒaɪz//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈenərdʒaɪz//
    he / she / it energizes
    BrE BrE//ˈenədʒaɪzɪz//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈenərdʒaɪzɪz//
    past simple energized
    BrE BrE//ˈenədʒaɪzd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈenərdʒaɪzd//
    past participle energized
    BrE BrE//ˈenədʒaɪzd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈenərdʒaɪzd//
    -ing form energizing
    BrE BrE//ˈenədʒaɪzɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈenərdʒaɪzɪŋ//
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  1. 1energize somebody to make somebody enthusiastic about something See related entries: Energetic
  2. 2energize somebody to give somebody more energy, strength, etc. a refreshing and energizing fruit drink
  3. 3energize something (specialist) to supply power or energy to a machine, an atom, etc. positively energized particles
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: energize