To electrify something is to turn it into a conductor of electricity. When you electrify a metal object, you make it possible for electricity to flow through it.

  • The experiment was designed to test the theories that electricity could be electrified.

  • The board was electrified with an electric current, which made the pieces move.

Definition of electrify


equip for use with electricity




charge (a conductor) with electricity


excite suddenly and intensely

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Example Sentences for electrify

  • 1

    They electrified the channel.

  • 2

    The men electrified the village.

  • 3

    The people electrified the tunnel.

  • 4

    The entire course of the track is electrified.

  • 5

    The feeling in the halls was always electrifying.

  • 6

    The line was electrified in the 20th century.

  • 7

    They used the defibrillator to electrify the beasts.

  • 8

    This caused the popularity of the electrified guitar to soar.

  • 9

    The chandelier in the entryway is plain and has been electrified.

  • 10

    The deviation was electrified along with the rest of the line in 1957.