from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To impart vigor, strength, or vitality to; animate: "A few whiffs of the raw, strong scent of phlox invigorated her” ( D.H. Lawrence).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To impart vigor, strength, or vitality to.
- v. To heighten or intensify.
- v. To give life or energy to.
- v. To make lively.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To give vigor to; to strengthen; to animate; to give life and energy to.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To give vigor to; give life and energy to; strengthen; animate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make lively
- v. impart vigor, strength, or vitality to
- v. give life or energy to
- v. heighten or intensify
Possibly obsolete invigor (from French envigorer, from Old French envigourer : en-, in; see in-2 + vigour, vigor; see vigor) + -ate1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)