Definitions

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  • v. To give life to something; to animate.
  • v. To make more vigorous; to invigorate or stimulate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make more lively or vigorous
  • v. give life to

Etymologies

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vital +‎ -ise

Examples

  • Success during creation shift will assistance renew a faith of Independents as well as also assistance vitalise a base.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • I don't know how the Tories can vitalise themselves and get some backbone.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • Everyone almost on here seems to agree that you have helped to re-vitalise this site; I can see that you have a lot on your plate what with 'Tangled Web', the biased BBC book project, media appearances, etc.

    A FEW CHANGES...

  • "Similarly, enemies and shady characters are detected by the extent to which they consistently attempt to wreck the organisation by creating fratricidal strife, disseminating confusion and undermining and even opposing important plans of action to vitalise the organisation".

    Address by ANC President Jacob Zuma at the celebration of the 90th birthday of former President Nelson Mandela

  • These programmes that have been set out in some detail are designed to vitalise enterprise development where it is now marginalized.

    SPEECH BY MINISTER OF PUBLIC ENTERPRISES, ALEC EWIRN - STATE OF THE NATION DEBATE

  • A relative of the family here seemed to be wooing the tropic sun of its beams, if not to vitalise, at least to burnish its treasure.

    Tropic Days

  • They have helped you to re-vitalise country towns, with wine production which gives the families in those towns new skills and new horizons, and which gives new energy and optimism to many segments of rural

    Speech from the Australian Foreign Minister

  • It should, as it did 60 years ago, re-vitalise us, and accelerate the spread of revolutionary action to every part of the racist regime and to wherever an oppressed and exploited man is to be found.

    January 8 Statement - 1972

  • Thoughts cling to their creator and attract towards this latter those of a similar nature floating about in the invisible world, for they instinctively come to vitalise and invigorate themselves by contact with him; they radiate around him a contagious atmosphere of good or evil, and when they have left him, hover about, at the caprice of the various currents, impelling those they touch towards the goal to which they are making.

    Reincarnation A Study in Human Evolution

  • When the object is to vitalise and develop faculties -- the especial inheritance of the human race, but strangely dormant in our time among the largest section of the community -- the claim becomes one that cannot be ignored.

    Watts (1817-1904)

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