Bedeutung von "inspire" Essential amerikanisches Englisch Wörterbuch


verb us /ɪnˈspɑɪər/ (present participle inspiring, past tense and past participle inspired)

to make someone feel that he or she wants to do something:

A teacher had inspired Sam to become an actor.

to give someone an idea for a book, play, painting, etc.:

This television drama was inspired by a true story.

to make someone have a particular feeling or reaction:

He inspires great loyalty in his staff.
inspiring adjective

giving you new ideas and making you feel you want to do something:

an inspiring book

(Definition von "inspire" von Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)