To stir to action or feeling
To give or impart vitality and energy to (someone or something)
Maybe a good walk would stimulate her mind.
to stimulate commercial intercourse between Silesia and Austria.
- The loss of Acre failed to stimulate the powers of Europe to any new effort.
English efforts to stimulate education have ever been most successful when based upon the existing indigenous institutions.
the self-regarding actions of men) which alone, by means of inventions and the circulation of capital in connexion with luxurious living, stimulate society into action and progress.