transitive verb
1. (general) 
a. inspirar 
to inspire somebody to do somethinginspirar a alguien para hacer algo
to inspire confidence in somebody, to inspire somebody with confidenceinspirar confianza a alguien
inspire [ɪnˈspaɪəʳ]
transitive verb
she has the sort of face that inspires terror/respect tiene un rostro que inspira terror/respeto; to inspire sb to do sth mover a algn a hacer algo; her achievements have inspired me to make more effort sus logros me han movido a esforzarme más; whatever inspired him to do that? ¿qué lo impulsó or movió a hacer eso?
my success with the first one inspired me to go on
this painting was inspired by Greek mythology este cuadro está inspirado en la mitología griega
he was inspired by her beauty to write the song su belleza lo llevó or movió a escribir la canción
to be [divinely] inspired
the painting was divinely inspired el cuadro fue pintado por inspiración divina
the Bible is [divinely] inspired
to inspire confidence in sbinspire sb with confidence infundir or inspirar confianza a algn
to inspire courage [in] sb, to inspire sb [with] courage
transitive verb
1. (sentimientos, ideas) 
a. to inspire 
no me inspira mucha confianzahe doesn't inspire much confidence in me
me inspira terrorI find him frightening
2. (respirar) 
a. to inhale, to breathe in 
pronominal verb
3. (general) 
a. to be inspired 
viajó al Caribe para inspirarsehe went to the Caribbean in search of inspiration
transitive verb
1 [+artista] to inspire
eso no inspira confianza al consumidor that does not inspire confidence in the consumer; prefiero inspirar respeto a inspirar miedo I prefer to inspire respect rather than instill fear
2 (Med) to inhale; breathe in
pronominal verb
inspirarse en algo to be inspired by sth; find inspiration in sth
Verb Conjugations for inspirar
Gerund: inspirando
Participle: inspirado
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