verb (used with object), stim·u·lat·ed, stim·u·lat·ing.
verb (used without object), stim·u·lat·ed, stim·u·lat·ing.
- stimson, henry lewis,
- stimulated emission,
Origin of stimulate
Examples from the Web for stimulate
Instructional materials and approaches that motivate, stimulate, and engage students.
We were going to stimulate and grow and get back to positive growth and work with our friends and partners.
The only thing that will stimulate is liberal and conservative opposition to what looks like a plan for offshoring.Obama Wants to Fight Income Inequality…With More Free Trade?|Lloyd Green|January 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
RKF: In many of your earlier plays, the characters drink to excess—which tends to stimulate the conversation.
Now however, Carl Icahn has weighed in—and apparently septuagenarians can stimulate the appeal of a tech company.
But Peter is stimulating, even though he does stimulate you into opposition.The Prairie Mother|Arthur Stringer
How to stimulate it and put it upon a new footing of energy and enterprise they have not suggested.President Wilson's Addresses|Woodrow Wilson
It will stimulate the good roads movement throughout the United States.Wanderings in Ireland|Michael Myers Shoemaker
His vitality ebbed again, and not even the fierce gnawing hunger that refused to depart could stimulate it.The Masters of the Peaks|Joseph A. Altsheler
He can see no advantage in burying a body close to a martyrs tomb unless in order to stimulate the prayers of the living.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
Word Origin for stimulate
1610s, from Latin stimulatus, past participle of stimulare (see stimulation). Related: Stimulated; stimulating.