US: /ˌɪnˈspaɪɹ/
UK: /ɪnspˈa‍ɪ‍ə/

English Vietnamese dictionary

inspire /in'spaiə/
  • ngoại động từ
    • truyền (cảm hứng, ý nghĩ...); truyền cảm hứng cho (ai), gây cảm hứng cho (ai)
    • gây (tình cảm...) (cho ai); gây ra; xúi giục
    • hít vào, thở vào
    • (tôn giáo) linh cảm

Advanced English dictionary

+ verb
1 ~ sb (to sth) to give sb the desire, confidence or enthusiasm to do sth well: [VN] The actors inspired the kids with their enthusiasm. + The actors' enthusiasm inspired the kids. + His superb play inspired the team to a thrilling 50 win. + [VN to inf] By visiting schools, the actors hope to inspire children to put on their own productions.
2 [VN] [usually passive] to give sb the idea for sth, especially sth artistic or imaginative: The choice of decor was inspired by a trip to India. + His paintings were clearly inspired by Monet's work.
3 [VN] ~ sb (with sth)
~ sth (in sb) to make sb have a particular feeling or emotion: Her work didn't exactly inspire me with confidence. + As a general, he inspired great loyalty in his troops.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 animate, activate, actuate, stimulate, invigorate, stir, move, waken, awaken, arouse, rouse, instigate, prompt, rally, energize, enliven, vitalize, vivify, galvanize, inspirit, excite, spark (off), quicken, kindle, fire, provoke:
It was the inflammatory speeches that inspired the crowd to riot. His enthusiasm inspired her to take up writing as a profession.
2 encourage, strengthen, support, reinforce, buoy (up), uplift, boost, affirm, confirm, fortify, buttress:
Your example has inspired many young people.

Concise English dictionary

+heighten or intensify
+supply the inspiration for
+serve as the inciting cause of
+urge on or encourage especially by shouts
+fill with revolutionary ideas
+draw in (air)