Definition of 'inspire'
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An inspiring book for city dwellers who pine for the bounty of a countryside hedgerow. Times, Sunday Times (2016)No chance to study the evolution of society through the art it's inspired? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Pluto inspires new ambitions but it's wise to do your research before you talk about them. The Sun (2017)If single, your new love will inspire you to get fitter. The Sun (2016)Serious planet Saturn inspires you to give the right answers at work or in any kind of interview. The Sun (2016)The stunning pics complete the package and may well inspire you to book a holiday to northern Europe. The Sun (2016)The bold and bright interior design, which has been heavily inspired by pop art, has given the house its biggest transformation yet. The Sun (2016)Sport gives soaring aesthetic pleasure as religion inspires great art. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We talk to friends who inspire us to give more and read more and witness more. Christianity Today (2000)We need an education system that challenges and inspires our brightest students. Times, Sunday Times (2012)To lose a commanding officer who was such an inspiring person is an awful tragedy. The Sun (2009)Their books inspired newly confident home cooks but required unusual ingredients. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Trying something new will inspire you to workout more and find out what you like. The Sun (2011)The moon inspires new plans and ensures that all regrets go. The Sun (2008)Five centuries of art inspired by eruptions. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We need to find some good role models to inspire them and give them a chance. The Sun (2012)The real challenge is to inspire young people at the earliest possible age. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The person who inspires me the most is my dad. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The books were inspired by her being unable to find sticking plasters in any colour but pink. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is something inspiring about vigour in old age. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And the new moon inspires you to dress in a way that gets you noticed. The Sun (2014)They inspired me to give it a go. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Mars draws new people into your life to inspire and also challenge you. The Sun (2011)She was an inspiring person to be around. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The book is inspired by her son. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is something inspiring about people who take on more than one career. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The new moon in your birth sign will inspire you to give your life a makeover. The Sun (2013)He was a true person and he inspired love in his friends. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Established and emerging artists have submitted pieces to this contemporary art fair inspired by the human urge to fly. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is the first of a new brand aimed at young adults and will feature art and design inspired by the island. The Sun (2015)Reading a partner's mind is very informative and inspires new love tactics. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'inspire'
British English: inspire VERB
If someone or something inspires you to do something new or unusual, they make you want to do it.
These herbs will inspire you to try out all sorts of exotic-flavoured dishes!
Definition of inspire from the Collins English Dictionary
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