HyperDic: electrify

English > 3 senses of the word electrify:
VERBemotionelectrifyexcite suddenly and intensely
changeelectrifycharge (a conductor) with electricity
changeelectrify, wireequip for use with electricity
electrify > pronunciation
Soundsihleh'ktrahfay.
Rhymesacidify ... vilify: 78 rhymes with fay...
English > electrify: 3 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningexcite suddenly and intensely.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe good news will electrify her
Broaderagitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge upCause to be agitated, excited, or roused
Nounselectricitykeen and shared excitement
electrificationthe activity of thrilling or markedly exciting some person or group
English > electrify: 3 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningCharge (a conductor) with electricity.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Broaderfill, fill up, make fullmake full, also in a metaphorical sense
Spanishelectrificar
Catalanelectrificar
Nounselectricitya physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
electricityenergy made available by the flow of electric charge through a conductor
electrificationthe act of providing electricity
English > electrify: 3 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningequip for use with electricity.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"electrify an appliance"
Synonymwire
Broaderadapt, accommodatemake fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
Spanishelectrificar, electrizar
Catalanelectrificar, electritzar
Nounselectricitya physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
electricityenergy made available by the flow of electric charge through a conductor
electrificationthe act of providing electricity

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