Synonyms for Inspire:
n.dazzle, enthuse, attract, spur, fire someone with enthusiasm, inspirit, intrigue, interest. awaken, ignite, invoke, have, kindle, rouse, arouse, spark, touch, affect, excite. catch, stir, influence, grip, skew, lead to, color, Impassion, give, enkindle, pack a punch, decide. elate, flush, happy, buoy, elevate, lift, uplift. help. galvanize, egg on, inflame, touch off, pique, work up. breathe, breath. •inspire (noun)
cheer, pep up, revolutionize, urge on, enliven, barrack, instigate, exalt, prompt, exhort, breathe in, urge, animate, inhale, revolutionise, invigorate.
effect, induce, provoke, act, elicit, engineer, enforce, force, evoke, make, engender, generate, give rise to, bring about, originate, execute, produce, cause, motivate, drive.
•encourage, stimulate (verb)
enkindle, touch, exalt, stir, give rise to, cause, motivate, elate, affect, strike, urge, produce, work up, invigorate, spur, arouse, animate, inflame, trigger, influence, inspirit, spark, enliven, hearten, galvanize, provoke, excite, get.
foment, push, prompt, ram, instigate, stimulate, punch, goad, sling, heave, pitch, urge, prod, strike, poke, move, hurtle, bump, jostle, energize, catapult, entice, throw, shove, shoot, impel, ferment, propel, trigger, jolt, fling, launch, knock, hasten, jog, lob, magnetize, jerk, hurl, fire, thrust, nudge.
assimilate, gobble, engorge, access, devour, admit, absorb, inhale, ingest, acquire, eat, receive, get, accept, take, pocket, gulp.
arouse, interest, grip, excite, ignite, rouse, attract, intrigue, enthuse, dazzle, Impassion, awaken. elate, inspirit, invoke, kindle, egg on. galvanize, pique, buoy. enkindle, inflame, affect. uplift, stir. flush, breathe. lift, elevate. touch. have. •breathe in
lead to, give rise to.
•Other relevant words:
buoy, barrack, uplift, excite, spark, enkindle, invigorate, elevate, revolutionize, inspirit, pep up, influence, interest, flush, invoke, stir, grip, touch, exalt, kindle, ignite, exhort, work up, help, urge on, affect, pique, Impassion, dazzle, touch off, enthuse, attract, have, awaken, galvanize, arouse, elate, spur, revolutionise, egg on, breathe in, rouse, lift, inflame, breathe, animate.
Usage examples for inspire
Such and some other such like, are very unlucky notions in young heads, and too often inspire them with courage enough to dare the gallows, which seldom fails meeting with them in the end. – Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences by Arthur L. Hayward