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Synonyms for arouse
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Princeton's WordNet

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

    call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

    "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"

    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, 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

    "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"

    Synonyms:
    kindle, excite, put forward, awake, heat, come alive, provoke, inflame, perk up, enkindle, wake up, stir, wake, elicit, energise, stimulate, fire, 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

    "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"

    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, 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

    "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"

    Synonyms:
    gain vigor, shake up, excite, 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

    "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."

    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, 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, 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

    "This movie usually arouses the male audience"

    Synonyms:
    wind, trip out, kindle, charge, excite, end up, 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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. arouse

    Synonyms:
    stir, excite, disturb, animate, wake up, stimulate, alarm, provoke, cheer

    Antonyms:
    allay, assuage, mitigate, pacify, compose, moderate, still, quiet

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. arouse(v)

    Synonyms:
    excite, rouse, animate, stimulate, awaken, revive, inspirit

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "arouse":

    awaken, raise, mobilize, provoke

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. arouse

    Synonyms:
    Make horny, make randy

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How to use arouse in a sentence?

  1. Jessica Chambers:

    I mean now, in hindsight, I'm like, he was trying to arouse me while talking to me -- under the guise of education, i'm thinking to Jessica Chambers, this is enough -- I want his hands off of me. ... And it went on for -- it seemed like an extended period of time.

  2. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    Finally, the benefits of knowing thyself are —You won’t be clouded by the love of life, flatterers can’t arouse your mind, good/bad will appear to be the same before your eyes, pleasure and pain will lose their meanings, the sense of sins and death will vanish away and you will end up having the sense of immortality.

  3. Charles Kingsley:

    Except a living man there is nothing more wonderful than a book! a message to us from the dead -- from human souls we never saw, who lived, perhaps, thousands of miles away. And yet these, in those little sheets of paper, speak to us, arouse us, terrify us, teach us, comfort us, open their hearts to us as brothers.

  4. Erik Pevernagie:

    By decluttering our mind we can liberate mental forces that can inflame inspiring sparks of creativity. A singular flash or a particular flair on an unusual day can arouse a flood of stimulating thoughts. When we take ourselves off guard and our mind-set by surprise we can stir an array of inventive ideas. ("A flair of inspiration" )

  5. Wilfredo Santos:

    We bought four (as sculptures) because of the curiosity they arouse.

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Translations for arouse

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  • أثارArabic
  • събуждам, възбуждамBulgarian
  • erwecken, entfachen, aufwecken, aufreizen, wachrütteln, erregen, wachmachen, reizen, erzeugen, aus dem Schlaf holen, auslösen, wachkriegen, anregen, hervorrufenGerman
  • despertar, excitarSpanish
  • بیدار کردنPersian
  • herättää, kiihottaaFinnish
  • exciter, émoustillerFrench
  • spreagIrish
  • beothaichScottish Gaelic
  • जगानाHindi
  • eccitare, svegliare, risvegliare, provocare, arrapareItalian
  • לעוררHebrew
  • 자극하다Korean
  • whakahiwaMāori
  • opwinden, opwekkenDutch
  • obudzić, budzićPolish
  • incitar, provocar, despertar, excitarPortuguese
  • возбужда́ть, возбуди́тьRussian

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