HyperDic: rouse

English > 4 senses of the word rouse:
VERBmotionrouse, bestirbecome active
motionrouse, rout out, drive out, force outforce or drive out
emotionrouse, agitate, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge upcause to be agitated, excited, or roused
bodyrouse, awaken, wake, waken, wake up, arousecause to become awake or conscious
rouse > pronunciation
Soundsraw's; raw'z
Rhymesalehouse ... whorehouse: 54 rhymes with aws...
arouse ... Taos: 8 rhymes with awz...
English > rouse: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningBecome active.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderbe active, moveBe in a state of action
English > rouse: 4 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningForce or drive out.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsrout out, drive out, force out
Narrowerhuntchase away, with as with force
smoke outdrive out with smoke
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Similar tochase away, drive out, turn back, drive away, dispel, drive off, run offForce to go away
Spanishempujar, hacer salir
English > rouse: 4 senses > verb 3, emotion
MeaningCause to be agitated, excited, or roused.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will rouse him; The good news will rouse her
Synonymsagitate, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge up
Narrowerbothermake nervous or agitated
electrifyexcite suddenly and intensely
hype up, psych upGet excited or stimulated
pothermake upset or troubled
Broaderdisturb, upset, troubleMove deeply
Oppositecalm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, stillmake calm or still
Spanishagitar, emocionar, excitar, revolver
Catalanemocionar, excitar, regirar
Nounsrousingthe act of arousing
English > rouse: 4 senses > verb 4, body
MeaningCause to become awake or conscious.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"He was roused by the drunken men in the street"
Synonymsawaken, wake, waken, wake up, arouse
Narrowerbring to, bring back, bring round, bring aroundReturn to consciousness
callrouse somebody from sleep with a call
reawakenawaken once again
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositecause to sleepmake fall asleep
Spanishdespertarse, despertar
Catalandespertar-se, despertar
Nounsrousersomeone who rouses others from sleep / sleep

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