Excite is defined as to stir up emotions, action or strong reactions.
To discourage is defined as to try to get someone not to do something.
To cause to feel a sharp, smarting pain:
To anger, irritate, or annoy
To come or return to life, as a soul.
To cause to move or shift, especially slightly or with irregular motion:
To sharpen (a knife, for example); hone.
Depress is defined as to press down, make unhappy or less valuable.
To give rise to (a feeling, for example); stir up:
To spur is defined as to urge on.
To give support to; foster:
Invigorate is defined as to give strength or energy, or to instill with excitement and energy.
To give rise to; bring about:
To give life to; bring to life
To give energy to; activate or invigorate:
To make active, vivacious, interesting, or cheerful; liven up or brighten
To nurse; cherish:
To stimulate as if by electric shock; rouse; stir; spur
To goad is defined as to urge someone or an animal to take a specific action by providing an incentive.
To supply an organ or a body part with nerves.
To cause someone to have (a feeling or reaction); elicit or arouse:
To urge on, spur on, or incite to some action, esp. to some evil
To serve as the activating or animating influence of or in; stir up; activate
To feel emotional excitement; shiver or tingle with excitement
To initiate (an action); set off
(Intransitive) To become calm.
To treat by fomentation:
To administer a sedative to (a person or animal); calm by means of a sedative drug.
To suppress or repress; hold back; check, stop, inhibit, etc.
To stimulate or incite; provoke
To turn on.
To raise the spirits of; make very proud, happy, or joyful
To be affected by inflammation.
To wound the pride of; to sting; to nettle; to irritate; to fret; to excite to anger.
To pierce or puncture something or cause a pricking feeling.
The definition of a prompt is a cue given to someone to help him remember what to say, or is something that causes another event or action to occur.
Propel is defined as to cause to move forward or onward.
To be the cause of; bring about; make happen; effect, induce, produce, compel, etc.
(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
To bring about or stimulate the occurrence of something, such as labor.
To be obliged to; must:
To cause to move or leave:
To arrange or agree to:
To pass, come, go, come into view, act, etc. swiftly, suddenly, or hastily
To brandish or wave, especially in anger:
stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
Find another word for stimulate. In this page you can discover 72 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for stimulate, like: excite, discourage, sting, jog, prod, provoke, quicken, stir, whet, depress and arouse.