Definition of Spirit up
1. Verb. Infuse with spirit. "The company spirited him up"
Generic synonyms: Animate, Enliven, Invigorate, Liven, Liven Up
Derivative terms: Spirit, Spirit, Spirit
Lexicographical Neighbors of Spirit Up
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 ...by 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. ..."