Synonyms for


Synonyms (Grouped by Similarity of Meaning) of verb stimulate

Sense 1:
stimulate, excite
affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch
Sense 2:
induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, make

Sense 3:
stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir
arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke
Sense 4:
stimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk up
affect
Sense 5:
induce, stimulate, rush, hasten
effect, effectuate, set up
Sense 6:
stimulate, excite, stir
sensitize, sensitise
Sense 7:
provoke, stimulate
challenge
Similarity of adj stimulating

3 senses of stimulating

Sense 1:
stimulating (vs. unstimulating)
challenging, thought-provokingexcitingpiquant, saltyrousing, stirringthrilling
Also See: exciting#1; interesting#1; invigorating#1; moving#2; stimulative#1

Sense 2:
stimulant, stimulating
stimulative (vs. depressant)
Sense 3:
exhilarating, stimulating
invigorating (vs. debilitating)
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