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/inˈspīr/,
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inspires, 3rd person singular present; inspired, past participle; inspiring, present participle; inspired, past tense;
  1. Fill (someone) with the urge or ability to do or feel something, esp. to do something creative
    • - his passion for romantic literature inspired him to begin writing
  2. Create (a feeling, esp. a positive one) in a person
    • - their past record does not inspire confidence
  3. Animate someone with (such a feeling)
    • - he inspired his students with a vision of freedom
  4. Give rise to
    • - the movie was successful enough to inspire a sequel
  5. Breathe in (air); inhale


  1. heighten or intensify; "These paintings exalt the imagination"
  2. supply the inspiration for; "The article about the artist inspired the exhibition of his recent work"
  3. prompt: serve as the inciting cause of; "She prompted me to call my relatives"
  4. cheer: spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"
  5. revolutionize: fill with revolutionary ideas
  6. inhale: draw in (air); "Inhale deeply"; "inhale the fresh mountain air"; "The patient has trouble inspiring"; "The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well"
  7. The INSPIRE directive or INSPIRE lays down a general framework for a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) for the purposes of European Community environmental policies and policies or activities which may have an impact on the environment. The INSPIRE Directive entered into force on May 15, 2007.
  8. Inspire is the 34th album released by the jazz fusion group Casiopea in 2002.
  9. Inspire was Christina Aguilera's fourth Women's fragrance to be released worldwide, however only the first perfume to be released from the singer-songwriter in the US. The perfume was created with Procter & Gamble and endorsed with Aguilera. ...
  10. Inspire is an English language online magazine reported to be published by the organization Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. The first (and so far only) issue appeared in July 2010.
  11. Inspire is the thirty-third single released by Ayumi Hamasaki. It came out on July 28, 2004. The single was the number-one single on the Oricon charts for that week. To date, Inspire has sold over 330,000 copies, making it Hamasaki's highest selling single of 2004. ...
  12. Inspired is a collection of Lea Salonga's personal favorites and a few originals, including "To Hear You Say You Love Me" (Jim Brickman), "Do You Hear It" (Lani Macaraeg), "Who Are You" (Bill Cantos), and her Official Wedding Song "Two Words" (Louie Ocampo).
  13. To infuse into the mind; to communicate to the spirit; to convey, as by a divine or supernatural influence; to disclose preternaturally; to produce in, as by inspiration; To infuse into; to affect, as with a superior or supernatural influence; to fill with what animates, enlivens or exalts; to ...
  14. (inspiration) The act of inspiring or breathing in; breath; The drawing of air into the lungs, accomplished in mammals by elevation of the chest walls and flattening of the diaphragm; The act or power of exercising an elevating or stimulating influence upon the intellect or emotions; the result ...
  15. (Inspired) A term which means originated of God or God breathed. "All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness" (2 Tim. 3:16).
  16. (Inspired) If you have a Boss, Black Boogie can't be damaged.
  17. (Inspired) Means that the handbag is not authentic. Inspired handbags sometimes have the real brand's logo, but, more often than not, it's a plain bag with no markings.
  18. (inspired) Meaning that the writing was God-breathed.
  19. (Inspiration) The teaching that the Bible is "God-breathed."  It is, therefore, accurate in all it addresses.  The authors of the Bible were inspired of God; that is, they wrote under the divine guidance of God.
  20. (Inspiration) When applied to a sacred text like the Bible, inspiration means that the God affected the thought processes of the writers and prevented them from writing any material that was in error. A logical result of inspiration is that the original text of the Bible was inerrant.
  21. (3. Inspiration) Google (and other search tools) is your friend! Here are some interesting sites to explore:
  22. (INSPIRATION) "At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person." Albert Schweitzer
  23. (Inspiration) A combination of three factors which serve as the basis for the imagery of a new quilt design:  1) observation of the visible world, natural or contrived; 2) a theory or concept, the application of which inspires new work; and 3) an experience or emotion that informs the work which ...
  24. (Inspiration) A plain, Nantucket-style cottage of weathered shingles with lavender trim.
  25. (Inspiration) Any event wherein people feel urges toward action as a result of witnessing something which significantly elevates their levels of perception.