1 rouse, arouse, waken, awaken, wake up, excite, incite, inspire, encourage, spur, quicken, fire, fuel, nourish, activate, whip or stir up, goad, galvanize, jolt, inspirit:
What can be done to stimulate students to study history? Their teacher eventually found a way to stimulate their interest.
2 increase, encourage, prompt, provoke, quicken:
This drug stimulates the circulation of the blood.
greatly, significantly, strongly | further | effectively | directly
An interest rate increase directly stimulates saving and reduces real expenditure.
activities designed to stimulate the children intellectually
VERB + STIMULATE
help (to) | be designed to, be intended to
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