Definition of vitalize in English:


Line breaks: vi¦tal|ize
Pronunciation: /ˈvʌɪt(ə)lʌɪz
(also vitalise)


[with object]
Give strength and energy to: yoga calms and vitalizes body and mind
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  • There was a pull, a peaceful power, in that simple sound, and its strength bolstered and vitalized the vegetation perhaps even more than more ordinary methods of caretaking.
  • And it is precisely this intangible element - a sense of shared values and community - that is the legacy that seems to be the driving force sustaining and vitalizing this collection.
  • Enjoy fresh, wholesome vegetarian foods that vitalize the body.



Pronunciation: /-ˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
More example sentences
  • We were brought up to husband Nature, to accept its uncertainties and to extend our being into human communities for subsistence and vitalisation.
  • However, since little happened in the vitalization of a moribund and hidebound university in the 1920s, more active steps need to be taken to restore the university to a leading role in a national culture.
  • It is not itself, unlike Aristotle's ‘soul’, a principle of vitalization.

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