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energize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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energizeen‧er‧gize (also energise British English) /ˈenədʒaɪz $ -ər-/ verb [transitive]  1 ENERGETICto make someone feel more determined and energetic The charity hopes the campaign will energise its volunteers.2 technicalT to make a machine work Grammar Energize is usually passive in this meaning.energizing adjective
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energizeLove may or may not produce happiness; whether or not it does in the end, its primary effect is to energize.The cars' electric motors are energized by solar cells.Everyone who makes a successful move from employee to entrepreneur has those liberating moments they remember as transforming, energizing experiences.Finally, politics generates conflict, which in turn energizes individuals in organizations.Days with Loulse were the energized parts of his life.But now, with the national economy leaner and personal budgets tighter, an energized public is demanding more accountability.Constructive conflict energizes relationships; they might wither and die if we were ever able to eliminate conflict.Woods said the women's movement has not been so energized since the mid-1970s.The accumulator vanes within the hood energize the conductors and insulators of the capacitor to power this incandescent discharge.But who is going to get energized with sentences like these?
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Verb table
energize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyenergize
he, she, itenergizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyenergized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave energized
he, she, ithas energized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad energized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill energize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have energized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam energizing
he, she, itis energizing
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you, we, theyare energizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas energizing
you, we, theywere energizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been energizing
he, she, ithas been energizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been energizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be energizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been energizing
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