Definition of 'excite'
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It is really disappointing because we were excited about this team. The Sun (2017)It excites me thinking about it. The Sun (2016)But they are doing it because they're excited about it. The Sun (2016)I was excited about the prospect of coming here. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We are very excited about this season, we know we'll compete for trophies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Any improvements we introduce would clearly need to deliver value for money but we are excited about the potential benefits there could be for the London commuter. Computing (2010)A source said:'Alan is really excited about getting his new project off the ground. The Sun (2016)A 2.7 per cent dividend yield is little to get excited about, and the share price recovery looks to have run its course. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Why do people get so excited about deals? Times, Sunday Times (2007)His curiosity excites the most patronising sympathy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She was so excited about doing the song with him. The Sun (2011)She looked almost pale and as if she were excited about something. Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886)It was something people were excited about and that is exactly what was needed. The Sun (2011)It was doing something that excited me. The Sun (2010)It was about getting back to something that excited me. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Doing the ironing is not normally something to get excited about. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some of them would be excited to bring mature college students to counsel for a weekend retreat or help with a special outreach. Christianity Today (2000)He's excited about bringing in a new face. The Sun (2014)We were excited about it when we spotted it and it wasn't too expensive. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The standard line from all Scouts was that they were excited about meeting people from other countries. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She is about to star in a movie, which she seems excited about. Times, Sunday Times (2007)So there's something to get excited about. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Now concerts are selling out, people are excited and something is happening. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Her curiosity was greatly excited. Emma (1815)More than anything the album's failure is that there are too many downbeat ballads that lack anything to get excited about. The Sun (2007)
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British English: excite VERB
If something excites you, it makes you feel very happy, eager, or enthusiastic.
I only take on work that excites me, even if it means turning down lots of money.
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