Pronunciation: (en'ur-jīz"), [key]
—v., -gized, -giz•ing.
1. to give energy to; rouse into activity: to energize the spirit with brave words.
2. to supply electrical current to or store electrical energy in.
to be in operation; put forth energy. Also, esp. Brit.,en'er•gise".
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