HyperDic: stimulate

English > 7 senses of the word stimulate:
VERBchangestimulate, exciteact as a stimulant
communicationstimulate, induce, cause, have, get, makecause to do
emotionstimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stirstir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
bodystimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk upcause to be alert and energetic
creationstimulate, induce, rush, hastencause to occur rapidly
perceptionstimulate, excite, stirstir feelings in
communicationstimulate, provokeprovide the needed stimulus for
stimulate > pronunciation
Soundsstih'myahley.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > stimulate: 7 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningact as a stimulant.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "The book stimulated her imagination"
  • "This play stimulates"
Synonymexcite
Narrowerinnervatestimulate to action
irritateexcite to some characteristic action or condition, such as motion, contraction, or nervous impulse, by the application of a stimulus
quicken, invigorateGive life or energy to
Broaderaffect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touchHave an effect upon
Oppositestifle, dampensmother or suppress
Spanishestimular, excitar
Adjectivesstimulantthat stimulates
stimulativecapable of arousing or accelerating physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
Nounsstimulus, stimulantany stimulating information or event
English > stimulate: 7 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningCause to do; cause to act in a specified manner.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
ModelThey stimulate him to write the letter
Synonymsinduce, cause, have, get, make
Narrowerbringinduce or persuade
compel, oblige, obligateForce somebody to do something
decideCause to decide
encouragespur on
leadCause to undertake a certain action / action
letactively cause something to happen / happen / happen / happen
persuadeCause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action
prompt, inspire, instigateServe as the inciting cause of
solicitincite, move, or persuade to some act of lawlessness or insubordination
suborninduce to commit perjury or give false testimony
Spanishcausar, estimular, hacer, incentivar, inducir, ocasionar, producir, provocar
Catalancausar, estimular, fer, incentivar, induir, ocasionar, provocar
Nounsstimulationthe act of arousing an organism to action
stimulation, stimulusany stimulating information or event
English > stimulate: 7 senses > verb 3, emotion
MeaningStir the feelings, emotions, or peace of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThe performance is likely to stimulate Sue
Synonymsshake, shake up, excite, stir
Narrowerarouse, sex, excite, turn on, wind upstimulate sexually
elate, lift up, uplift, pick up, intoxicateFill with high spirits
frighten, fright, scare, affrightdrive out by frightening
fuelstimulate
inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven, exaltheighten or intensify
tempt, invitegive rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting
thrill, tickle, vibrateFeel sudden intense sensation or emotion
titillateexcite pleasurably or erotically
Broaderarouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provokeCall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
Spanishagitar, conmover, emocionar, estimular, excitar, incentivar
Catalanagitar, commoure, emocionar, estimular, excitar, incentivar
English > stimulate: 7 senses > verb 4, body
MeaningCause to be alert and energetic.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "Coffee and tea stimulate me"
  • "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"
Synonymsarouse, brace, energize, energise, perk up
Narroweranimate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivifyGive new life or energy to
cathectinject with libidinal energy
enliven, liven, liven up, invigorate, animatemake lively / lively
invigorate, reinvigorateImpart vigor, strength, or vitality to
Broaderaffectact physically on
Oppositede-energize, de-energisedeprive of energy
sedate, calm, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquilliseCause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to
Spanishenergizar, estimular, excitar, incentivar, suscitar, vigorizarse, vigorizar
Catalanestimular, excitar, incentivar, suscitar, vigoritzar-se, vigoritzar
Adjectivesstimulativecapable of arousing or accelerating physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
Nounsstimulanta drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
English > stimulate: 7 senses > verb 5, creation
MeaningCause to occur rapidly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsinduce, rush, hasten
Broadereffect, effectuate, set upproduce
Spanishestimular, provocar
English > stimulate: 7 senses > verb 6, perception
MeaningStir feelings in.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"stimulate my appetite"
Synonymsexcite, stir
Narrowerdisgust, gross out, revolt, repelFill with distaste
fellate, suck, blow, go down onProvide sexual gratification through oral stimulation
horripilateCause (someone's) hair to stand on end and to have goosebumps
masturbate, wank, fuck off, she-bop, jack off, jerk offGet sexual gratification through self-stimulation
masturbatestimulate sexually
thrillCause to be thrilled by some perceptual input
whet, quickenmake keen or more acute
workProvoke or excite
Broadersensitize, sensitiseCause to sense
Spanishcausar, emocionar, estimular, excitar, incentivar, revolver
Catalanemocionar, estimular, excitar, incentivar
Adjectivesstimulantthat stimulates
stimulativecapable of arousing or accelerating physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
Nounsstimulusany stimulating information or event
English > stimulate: 7 senses > verb 7, communication
MeaningProvide the needed stimulus for.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Synonymprovoke
Narroweragitate, foment, stir uptry to stir up public opinion
entice, lure, temptProvoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
incite, instigate, set off, stir upProvoke or stir ... / stir up
jogstimulate to remember
rejuvenateCause (a stream or river) to erode, as by an uplift of the land
Broaderchallengeissue a challenge to
Spanishestimular, incentivar, provocar
Catalanestimular, incentivar, provocar
Adjectivesstimulantthat stimulates
Nounsstimulusany stimulating information or event

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