HyperDic: perk_up

English > 2 senses of the expression perk up:
VERBbodyperk up, perk, percolate, pick up, gain vigorgain or regain energy
bodyperk up, stimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energisecause to be alert and energetic
English > perk up: 2 senses > verb 1, body
Meaninggain or regain energy.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsperk, percolate, pick up, gain vigor
Broaderrecuperate, recover, convalesceget over an illness or shock
Spanishreanimarse
Catalanreanimar-se, reviscolar-se
English > perk up: 2 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningCause to be alert and energetic.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsstimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise
Narroweranimate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivifyGive new life or energy to
cathectinject with libidinal energy
enliven, liven, liven up, invigorate, animatemake lively / lively
invigorate, reinvigorateImpart vigor, strength, or vitality to
Broaderaffectact physically on
Oppositede-energize, de-energisedeprive of energy
sedate, calm, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquilliseCause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to
Spanishenergizar, estimular, excitar, incentivar, suscitar, vigorizarse, vigorizar
Catalanestimular, excitar, incentivar, suscitar, vigoritzar-se, vigoritzar

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