Definition of


  1. (verb, body) cause to be alert and energetic
    This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate
  2. (verb, change) act as a stimulant
    This play stimulates
  3. (verb, communication) cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
    My children finally got me to buy a computer
    My wife made me buy a new sofa
  4. (verb, communication) provide the needed stimulus for
  5. (verb, creation) cause to occur rapidly
  6. (verb, emotion) stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
    the civil war shook the country
  7. (verb, perception) stir feelings in
    excite the audience
    stir emotions

via WordNet, Princeton University

Antonyms of Stimulate

sedate, stifle

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