Definition of Spirit up

1. Verb. Infuse with spirit. "The company spirited him up"

Exact synonyms: Inspirit, Spirit
Generic synonyms: Animate, Enliven, Invigorate, Liven, Liven Up
Derivative terms: Spirit, Spirit, Spirit

Lexicographical Neighbors of Spirit Up

spirit gum
spirit lamp
spirit lamps
spirit level
spirit levels
spirit of nitre
spirit of salt
spirit of the law
spirit of turpentine
spirit of wine
spirit off
spirit rapper
spirit rapping
spirit stove
spirit thermometer
spirit up (current term)
spirit world
spirited away
spiriting away

Literary usage of Spirit up

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Trinity hymns for the worship of the three-one Jehovah in faith & love Trinity hymns by Trinity hymns (1876)
"4 The gospel bears my spirit up ; A faithful and unchanging God Lays the foundation for my hope, In oaths, and promises, and blood. ..."

2. The Works of John Moore, M. D.: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings by John Moore (1820)
"... As much pains is taken to spirit up the people against priests, as against aristocrates. One reason, no doubt, is, because the clergy in general are ..."

3. An Historical Account of the Macdonnells of Antrim: Including Notices of by George Hill (1873)
"... was resolved that Antrim should be put at the head of some of the Confederate Irish to spirit up the Scots and the Marquis of Montrose's command there. ..."

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