inspire

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪnˈspaɪər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪnˈspaɪr/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(in spīər)

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."

inspire
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: motivate
Synonyms:
motivate, encourage , spur , stir , rouse, buoy up, give sb a lift, give sb hope, cheer , animate, hearten, enliven, galvanize, galvanise (UK), inspirit, inject life into, excite , be inspiring, be a role model for, set a good example for
Sense: Verb: stimulate creativity
Synonyms:
stimulate, spark , kindle , influence , prompt , be the cause of, be responsible for, give sb the idea for, touch sb's imagination, spur , set off
Sense: Verb: give rise to
Synonyms:
give rise to, lead to, result in, engender, bring about, prompt , trigger , cause , create , spawn

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