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stimulate

synonym (synonym of stimulate)

  • (verb.change)
    act as a stimulant (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.body)
    cause to be alert and energetic (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    cause to occur rapidly (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    stir feelings in (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    provide the needed stimulus for (verb.communication)
     

antonym (antonym of stimulate)

also (also)

  • stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of (verb.emotion)
    try to stir up public opinion (verb.social)
     

hypernym (stimulate IS A KIND OF .... relation)

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF stimulate relation)

  • act as a stimulant (verb.change)
    give life or energy to (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    stimulate to action (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    excite to some characteristic action or condition, such as motion, contraction, or nervous impulse, by the application of a stimulus (verb.change)
     
  • cause to be alert and energetic (verb.body)
    inject with libidinal energy (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.body)
    give new life or energy to (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.body)
    impart vigor, strength, or vitality to (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.change)
    make lively (verb.change)
     
  • cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner (verb.communication)
    cause to decide (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    induce or persuade (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    incite, move, or persuade to some act of lawlessness or insubordination (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    spur on (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    actively cause something to happen (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    cause to undertake a certain action (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    serve as the inciting cause of (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    induce to commit perjury or give false testimony (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.social)
    force somebody to do something (verb.social)
     
  • provide the needed stimulus for (verb.communication)
    provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    cause (a stream or river) to erode, as by an uplift of the land (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    stimulate to remember (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    provoke or stir up (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.social)
    try to stir up public opinion (verb.social)
     
  • stir feelings in (verb.perception)
    get sexual gratification through self-stimulation (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    stimulate sexually (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    cause (someone's) hair to stand on end and to have goosebumps (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    provoke or excite (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    make keen or more acute (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    fill with distaste (verb.perception)
     
  • stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of (verb.emotion)
    stimulate (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    stimulate sexually (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    cause fear in (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    feel sudden intense sensation or emotion (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    fill with high spirits; fill with optimism (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    heighten or intensify (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    excite pleasurably or erotically (verb.emotion)
     

derivation (.... is derived from stimulate)

  • act as a stimulant (verb.change)
    something that agitates and arouses (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action (noun.cognition)
     
  • (adj.all)
    (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    that stimulates (adj.all)
     
  • cause to be alert and energetic (verb.body)
    the activity of causing to have energy and be active (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a tonic or restorative (especially a drink of liquor) (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    enterprising or ambitious drive (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    forceful exertion (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who imparts energy and vitality and spirit to other people (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.phenomenon)
    (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a healthy capacity for vigorous activity (noun.state)
     
  • (adj.all)
    capable of arousing or accelerating physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent (adj.all)
     
  • cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner (verb.communication)
    any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results (noun.tops)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of causing something to happen (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an act that sets in motion some course of events (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    act of bringing about a desired result (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of arousing an organism to action (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a justification for something existing or happening (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.event)
    events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.motive)
    a positive motivational influence (noun.motive)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who tries to persuade or induce or lead on (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    producing an effect (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    inducing or influencing; leading on (adj.all)
     
  • cause to occur rapidly (verb.creation)
    the act of bringing about something (especially at an early time) (noun.act)
     
  • provide the needed stimulus for (verb.communication)
    needed encouragement (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.motive)
    something that incites or provokes; a means of arousing or stirring to action (noun.motive)
     
  • (adj.all)
    serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy (adj.all)
     
  • stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of (verb.emotion)
    emotional agitation and excitement (noun.feeling)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who spreads frightening rumors and stirs up trouble (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up (noun.state)
     
synonym antonym also hypernym hyponym derivation excite cause shake shake up arouse brace calm sedate tranquilize de-energise de-energize dampen agitate foment stir up affect bear on challenge effect arouse elicit cathect animate invigorate reinvigorate enliven liven activating activation bracer pick-me-up excitant stimulant

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