Textual thesaurus for "inspire"

(verb) breathe in, inhale

draw in (air)

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

(verb) revolutionise, revolutionize

fill with revolutionary ideas

(verb) instigate, prompt

serve as the inciting cause of

She prompted me to call my relatives

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

spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts

The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers

(verb) exalt, enliven, animate, invigorate

heighten or intensify

These paintings exalt the imagination