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Definition of Stimulate

Stimulate

  1. To excite as if with a goad; to excite, rouse, or animate, to action or more vigorous exertion by some pungent motive or by persuasion; as, to stimulate one by the hope of reward, or by the prospect of glory.
  2. To excite; to irritate; especially, to excite the activity of (a nerve or an irritable muscle), as by electricity.

Stimulate Quotations

Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate. The world wasn't formed in a day, and neither were we. Set small goals and build upon them.
Lee Haney

Young people are threatened... by the evil use of advertising techniques that stimulate the natural inclination to avoid hard work by promising the immediate satisfaction of every desire.
Pope John Paul II

The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature, usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry criticisms of the sober hour.
William James

Since new developments are the products of a creative mind, we must therefore stimulate and encourage that type of mind in every way possible.
George Washington Carver

The woman who appeals to a man's vanity may stimulate him, the woman who appeals to his heart may attract him, but it is the woman who appeals to his imagination who gets him.
Helen Rowland
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Stimulate Translations

stimulate in Danish is stimulere
stimulate in Dutch is irriteren, aanstoken, ophitsen
stimulate in French is stimulons, inciter, stimulez, stimulent, stimuler
stimulate in German is ankurbeln, anregen, stimulieren
stimulate in Italian is eccitare, esacerbare
stimulate in Latin is instigo
stimulate in Portuguese is estimule
stimulate in Spanish is pinchar, impeler, estimular
stimulate in Swedish is stimulera, pigga upp, egga

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