arouse synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term arouse:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke(verb)

    call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

    Synonyms:
    elevate, resurrect, force out, provoke, beset, send away, awake, levy, call forth, chivy, kick upstairs, give the sack, suggest, stimulate, lift, heighten, harry, upgrade, educe, dismiss, kick up, fire, leaven, chivvy, bring up, rouse, invoke, raise, wind up, recruit, inflame, chevvy, farm, extract, excite, grow, conjure, upraise, give the axe, prove, awaken, chevy, conjure up, conflagrate, molest, go off, displace, plague, wake, waken, turn on, enhance, give notice, terminate, fuel, arouse, wake up, can, sack, advance, perk up, stir, burn, burn down, put forward, sex, enkindle, evoke, rear, harass, draw out, set up, elicit, nurture, parent, energize, produce, erect, discharge, kindle, put up, promote, hassle, open fire, brace, energise, paint a picture, get up, call down, come alive

  2. wake up, awake, arouse, awaken, wake, come alive, waken(verb)

    stop sleeping

    Synonyms:
    kindle, excite, put forward, awake, heat, come alive, provoke, inflame, perk up, enkindle, wake up, stir, wake, elicit, energise, stimulate, fire, arouse, fire up, bring up, conjure up, ignite, raise, waken, turn on, call down, energize, wind up, call forth, invoke, rouse, awaken, brace, evoke, sex, conjure, stir up

  3. raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth(verb)

    summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic

    Synonyms:
    elevate, resurrect, nominate, reproof, entreat, chide, mention, enkindle, provoke, kindle, assert, refer, leaven, call forth, grow, submit, kick upstairs, reprimand, posit, suggest, stimulate, lift, heighten, beseech, upgrade, advert, put up, educe, kick up, chew out, fire, set up, name, trounce, bring up, awake, state, raise, wind up, recruit, farm, extract, excite, lecture, conjure, rouse, upraise, adjure, rag, appeal, awaken, shake, conjure up, dress down, wake, waken, shift, turn on, boot, enhance, remonstrate, budge, chew up, wake up, sex, advance, perk up, machinate, jaw, prove, rebuke, invoke, agitate, have words, evoke, lambast, conspire, rear, press, cite, draw out, stir, elicit, take to task, bawl out, nurture, parent, energize, berate, produce, erect, reboot, bid, levy, arouse, call on the carpet, touch, lambaste, brace, complot, energise, paint a picture, get up, cabal, scold, call down, shake up, promote, put forward, come alive

  4. stimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk up(verb)

    cause to be alert and energetic

    Synonyms:
    gain vigor, shake up, excite, arouse, put forward, awake, get, shake, come alive, energize, perk up, pick up, enkindle, hasten, wake up, stir, wake, call down, energise, make, fire, elicit, bring up, stabilize, conjure up, cause, perk, induce, raise, waken, turn on, provoke, have, wind up, call forth, kindle, invoke, rouse, percolate, awaken, brace, poise, evoke, sex, rush, stabilise, stimulate, conjure, steady

  5. awaken, wake, waken, rouse, wake up, arouse(verb)

    cause to become awake or conscious

    Synonyms:
    kindle, excite, bestir, put forward, awake, heat, energize, come alive, provoke, commove, inflame, rout out, perk up, agitate, energise, enkindle, wake up, stir, wake, elicit, conjure, brace, stimulate, fire, arouse, drive out, fire up, bring up, conjure up, raise, waken, turn on, call down, charge, wind up, call forth, invoke, charge up, rouse, awaken, ignite, evoke, sex, force out, stir up

  6. arouse, stir(verb)

    to begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"

    Synonyms:
    touch, kindle, excite, shake up, put forward, awake, shake, come alive, energize, perk up, agitate, enkindle, wake up, stir, wake, elicit, energise, stimulate, fire, rouse, arouse, bring up, conjure up, budge, raise, waken, turn on, call down, provoke, wind up, call forth, invoke, shift, awaken, brace, evoke, sex, conjure

  7. arouse, sex, excite, turn on, wind up(verb)

    stimulate sexually

    Synonyms:
    wind, trip out, kindle, charge, excite, end up, arouse, put forward, awake, trip, shake up, shake, come alive, get off, commove, energize, perk up, agitate, hinge on, enkindle, wake up, stir, wake, elicit, energise, finish, stimulate, fire, rouse, finish up, bring up, depend upon, conjure up, fetch up, ride, depend on, devolve on, land up, hinge upon, raise, waken, turn on, call down, provoke, wind up, call forth, invoke, charge up, awaken, brace, evoke, sex, conjure, switch on

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. arouse

    Synonyms:
    agitate, excite, fan, kindle, provoke, rouse, stir, stir up

    Antonyms:
    allay, alleviate, appease, calm, compose, mollify, pacify, quiet, soothe, still, tranquilize

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. arouse(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    incite, excite, animate, stimulate, warm, kindle, inspirit, provoke, instigate, awaken, raise, whet, stir up, wake up, summon up, set on, hurry on

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

awaken, raise, mobilize, provoke

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. arouse

    Synonyms:
    Make horny, make randy



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