Associations to the word «Stimulate»


STIMULATE, verb. To encourage into action.
STIMULATE, verb. To arouse an organism to functional activity.

Dictionary definition

STIMULATE, verb. Act as a stimulant; "The book stimulated her imagination"; "This play stimulates".
STIMULATE, verb. 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".
STIMULATE, verb. Stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country".
STIMULATE, verb. Cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate".
STIMULATE, verb. Cause to occur rapidly; "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions".
STIMULATE, verb. Stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions".
STIMULATE, verb. Provide the needed stimulus for.

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin