HyperDic: pep_up

English > 2 senses of the expression pep up:
VERBcommunicationpep up, cheer, root on, inspire, urge, barrack, urge on, exhortspur on or encourage / encourage especially by cheers and shouts
changepep up, jazz up, juice up, ginger upmake more interesting or lively
English > pep up: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningSpur on or encourage / encourage especially by cheers and shouts.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymscheer, root on, inspire, urge, barrack, urge on, exhort
Narrowercheerleadact as a cheerleader in a sports event
Broaderencourageinspire with confidence
Spanishactivar, alegrar, animar, dar ánimos, estimular, exhortar, incitar, jalear, motivar, vitorear
Catalanalegrar, animar, exhortar, inspirar
English > pep up: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake more interesting or lively.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "pep up your paper"
Synonymsjazz up, juice up, ginger up
Broaderenliven, liven, liven up, invigorate, animatemake lively / lively
Spanishanimar, espabilar, estimular
Catalananimar, donar empenta, espavilar, estimular

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