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Synonyms for stimulate
ˈstɪm yəˌleɪtstim·u·late

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Wiktionary

  1. stimulateverb

    To encourage into action.

    Synonyms:
    induce, encourage, provoke

  2. stimulateverb

    To arouse an organism to functional activity.

    Synonyms:
    excite, energise, perk up, animate, arouse, energize

    Antonyms:
    de-energize, sedate, stifle

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stimulate, exciteverb

    act as a stimulant

    "The book stimulated her imagination"; "This play stimulates"

    Synonyms:
    get, have, commove, turn on, shake up, provoke, agitate, shake, rouse, charge up, stir, energize, hasten, wind up, arouse, induce, charge, cause, brace, sex, perk up, excite, energise, make, rush

    Antonyms:
    dampen, stifle, tranquillise, sedate, tranquillize, calm, tranquilize

  2. induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, makeverb

    cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner

    "The ads induced me to buy a VCR"; "My children finally got me to buy a computer"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa"

    Synonyms:
    pee-pee, take, hit, bring in, make, construct, mystify, experience, provoke, draw, stool, stupefy, have, lay down, piddle, hold, become, sustain, ready, pose, piss, receive, constitute, crap, scram, pass water, do, consume, go, sire, drive, engender, get to, hasten, shit, fix, pay back, suffer, spend a penny, stick, seduce, make water, set about, bring forth, get down, arrive, name, pretend, cook, incur, deliver, wee-wee, gain, make up, contract, excite, grow, induct, attain, dumbfound, beat, start, set out, birth, micturate, realize, create, arrest, accept, develop, shake, give, bring, bewilder, pull in, perk up, induce, form, reach, buzz off, catch, defecate, pee, let, feature, obtain, beget, rush, flummox, wee, ca-ca, arouse, get, generate, prepare, capture, have got, find, amaze, mother, baffle, take a shit, score, start out, convey, build, vex, give birth, aim, throw, perplex, arrive at, bring on, make believe, gravel, begin, relieve oneself, fetch, stir, father, bear, get under one's skin, energise, energize, puddle, take a crap, puzzle, clear, produce, earn, establish, own, nominate, acquire, come, progress to, take a leak, pay off, brace, possess, bugger off, cause, urinate, ingest, take in, work, shake up, realise, nonplus, commence

    Antonyms:
    tranquillize, stifle, sedate, calm, tranquillise, tranquilize, dampen

  3. stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stirverb

    stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of

    "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"

    Synonyms:
    touch, shake up, charge, excite, didder, succuss, have, raise up, get, rock, provoke, commove, energize, perk up, agitate, hasten, stir, call down, shift, conjure, make, reorganise, energise, turn on, arouse, shake, wind up, reorganize, vex, conjure up, cause, sway, escape from, induce, budge, judder, raise, jar, shake off, throw off, bump around, call forth, invoke, charge up, rouse, brace, bring up, evoke, sex, fluff up, rush, put forward, stir up, disturb, plump up

    Antonyms:
    dampen, tranquilize, calm, tranquillize, tranquillise, stifle, sedate

  4. stimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk upverb

    cause to be alert and energetic

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

    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, conjure, steady

    Antonyms:
    tranquillize, stifle, calm, tranquilize, tranquillise, dampen, sedate

  5. induce, stimulate, rush, hastenverb

    cause to occur rapidly

    "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"

    Synonyms:
    shake up, cannonball along, excite, look sharp, belt along, get, shake, energize, perk up, hurry, hasten, stir, induct, expedite, make, energise, arouse, bucket along, speed, step on it, pelt along, cause, bring on, race, induce, hie, provoke, have, festinate, hotfoot, brace, rush along, rush

    Antonyms:
    stifle, dampen, sedate, tranquillise, calm, tranquillize, tranquilize

  6. stimulate, excite, stirverb

    stir feelings in

    "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"

    Synonyms:
    touch, shake up, excite, put forward, get, shake, provoke, commove, energize, perk up, agitate, hasten, stir, call down, conjure, make, energise, arouse, bring up, conjure up, cause, induce, budge, raise, turn on, charge, have, wind up, call forth, invoke, shift, rouse, brace, evoke, sex, rush, charge up

    Antonyms:
    dampen, calm, tranquillise, tranquilize, sedate, tranquillize, stifle

  7. provoke, stimulateverb

    provide the needed stimulus for

    Synonyms:
    beset, kindle, excite, shake up, get, shake, chevvy, energize, perk up, harass, enkindle, hasten, stir, elicit, energise, chivy, make, fire, arouse, call forth, plague, cause, kick up, induce, raise, provoke, have, harry, chivvy, brace, evoke, molest, chevy, rush, hassle

    Antonyms:
    sedate, tranquillize, tranquilize, tranquillise, stifle, calm, dampen

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stimulateverb

    Synonyms:
    incite, excite, instigate, animate, awaken, provoke, pique, encourage, inspirit, urge, prompt, goad, rouse, arouse, whet, foment, spur, impel, inflame, fire, kindle, stir up, set on, work up

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. stimulateverb

    Synonyms:
    excite, incite, instigate, arouse, provoke, goad, spur

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How to use stimulate in a sentence?

  1. Yasutoshi Nishimura:

    What's most important now is to protect jobs and help businesses survive the pandemic, we're not at a stage yet where we want to stimulate consumption and encourage people to travel a lot. Efforts to stimulate consumption should wait a bit more.

  2. Catherine Carey:

    Dopamine, in and of itself, is our natural anti-depressant, any time we can find a nonmedicinal way to stimulate that reward center ... the better off we're going to be.

  3. James Ragan:

    In a situation where you have got the trade expectation that could help stimulate business spending next year, still low interest rates and the strong consumer. That's a recipe for equity values to continue to move higher.

  4. Dave Breggin:

    The Hummer and the HMMWV are iconic, and highly coveted by off-road enthusiasts. Like many military vehicles, they are very capable and designed for specific purposes, the release of working HMMWVs is likely to stimulate interest in Hummers, and also increase third-party interest in offering parts and accessories for both vehicle types.

  5. Giles Fearnley:

    It's all about confidence. We stimulate demand by giving confidence.


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