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.
To excite; to irritate; especially, to excite the activity of (a nerve or an irritable muscle), as by electricity.
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
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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