What does the word invigorate mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Invigoration.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To give vigor to; animate.

Usage examples for invigorate

  1. I continued from time to time to see the mother, and administered such medicines as I deemed necessary to invigorate and tone up the patient's system for the operation. – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson
  2. Four years ago we said we would invigorate our economy by giving people greater freedom and incentives to take risks and letting them keep more of what they earned. – State of the Union Addresses of Ronald Reagan by Ronald Reagan
  3. We need only remind you, therefore, that the truest and most useful citizens of our country are those who invigorate and elevate their nation by doing their duty truthfully and manfully; who live honest, sober, and upright lives, making the best of the opportunities for improvement that our land affords; who cherish the memory and example of the fathers of our country, and strive to make and keep it just what they intended it to be. – The True Citizen, How To Become One by W. F. Markwick, D. D. and W. A. Smith, A. B.