New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: inspired · -inspired · conspire · aspire · inshore · inside · insure · respire · spire · uninspired
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inspire

1 verb stimulate, motivate TRANSITIVEspreag verb  c m ugríosaigh verb  c m uwhat inspired the great artists? cad a spreag na healaíontóirí móra?she inspired the next generation to act spreag sí an chéad ghlúin eile chun gnímh, ghríosaigh sí an chéad ghlúin eile le dul i mbun gnímhhe inspired them to follow an academic path spreag sé iad chun dul leis an acadúlachttheir story inspired her to put pen to paper spreag a scéal siúd í chun dul i mbun pinn 2 verb give rise to TRANSITIVEspreag verb  c m uemigration has inspired many songs spreag an imirce go leor amhránthe film was inspired by a true story scéal fíor is bun leis an scannán, tá an scannán bunaithe ar scéal fíor
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3 verb evoke TRANSITIVEmúscail verb  c m udúisigh verb  c m uspreag verb  c m uhe inspired a love of learning in them mhúscail sé dúil sa léann iontu, dhúisigh sé dúil sa léann iontu, spreag sé dúil sa léann iontuthey don't exactly inspire confidence ní chuirfeá mórán muiníne iontu, ní déarfainn gurb iad is iontaofait inspired me with nothing but contempt níor spreag sé dada ach drochmheas ionam, níor spreag sé ionam ach drochmheas 4 verb literary inhale TRANSITIVE & INTRANSITIVEionanálaigh verbanálaigh isteach