Electrify meaning

ĭ-lĕktrə-fī
To thrill, startle greatly, or shock.

A powerful performance that electrified the audience.

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To give an electric shock to.
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To produce electric charge on or in (a conductor).
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To equip for the use of electricity; provide with electric power.
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To communicate electricity to; to charge with electricity.

To electrify a jar.

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To cause electricity to pass through; to affect by electricity; to give an electric shock to.

To electrify a limb, or the body.

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To excite suddenly and violently, especially by something highly delightful or inspiriting; to thrill.

This patriotic sentiment electrified the audience.

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(intransitive) To become electric.
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To charge with electricity.
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To give a shock of excitement to; thrill.
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Origin of electrify

  • electri(c) –fy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition