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Inflections of 'inspire' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
inspires
v 3rd person singular
inspiring
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
inspired
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
inspired
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English-Dutch Dictionary © 2020:

Voornaamste vertalingen
EngelsNederlands
inspire [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (motivate [sb])stimuleren, motiveren overg.ww
  aanzetten tot ww+vz
 Fred tried to inspire his workers by offering stock options.
inspire [sb] to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (motivate [sb] to do [sth])inspireren overg.ww
  (figuurlijk)bewegen overg.ww
 My sister's success in business inspired me to set up my own company.
inspire [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (awaken [sb]'s creative ideas)inspireren overg.ww
  (figuurlijk)prikkelen overg.ww
 Impressionism inspires me more than any other art movement.
inspire [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (prompt: an idea)inspireren overg.ww
 Kate uses music to inspire her artwork.
inspire [sth] in [sb] vtr + prep (arouse [sth])opwekken overg.ww
 Jeff's work inspired a lot of confidence in his abilities among the management, and he was promoted soon.
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Aanvullende vertalingen
EngelsNederlands
inspire viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." formal, literary (inhale)inademen onoverg.ww
 Jane inspired, smelling the clean air after the rain.
inspire [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." often passive (divine guidance) (figuurlijk)brengen tot ww+vz
  aanzetten tot ww+vz
 The martyr maintained that God had inspired her actions.
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WordReference English-Dutch Dictionary © 2020:

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Voornaamste vertalingen
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inspireren overg.ww (bezielen, begeesteren)inspire vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  animate vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
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Samengestelde woorden:
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angst aanjagen nw+overg. ww (zeer bang maken)scare, frighten vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  terrify vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  raise fear, inspire fear v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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