verb (used with object), in·spired, in·spir·ing. to fill with an animating, quickening, or exalting influence to produce (a feeling, thought, etc) to influence or impel.
encourage, motivate, incline, induce, stimulate, trigger.
Keep, obey, follow, acquiesce in, consent to, accept, defer, to fulfil.
The teacher inspired her students to achieve.
He tried to inspire some enthusiasm within the class