verb (used with object), stim·u·lat·ed, stim·u·lat·ing.
verb (used without object), stim·u·lat·ed, stim·u·lat·ing.
Origin of stimulate
Examples from the Web for stimulated
At the same time, the U.K has adopted policies that have stimulated growth.
The focus is on the revelations and how the reporting enhanced public understanding and stimulated public discussion.Guardian and WaPo Share Pulitzer: Snowden Hails Victory for “More Accountable Democracy”|David Freedlander|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Melodramatic telenovelas have helped bring down the birth rate and stimulated literacy in Mexico and Brazil.
The cheaper yen, off 22 percent against the dollar in the past 12 months, has stimulated higher exports.Japan’s Fiscal Crossroads: Will Abenomics Mean Tougher Changes?|Daniel Gross|July 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And then we transcribed it and discussed it, and it stimulated my thinking and their thinking.
Knowing is the act, stimulated by this foresight, of securing and averting consequences.Creative Intelligence|John Dewey, Addison W. Moore, Harold Chapman Brown, George H. Mead, Boyd H. Bode, Henry Waldgrave, Stuart James, Hayden Tufts, Horace M. Kallen
They see how his buoyancy never flags, because it is all the while met with response, stimulated, liked.
When I speak of cherishing the faculty, I do not mean that it is always to be stimulated, whether it be naturally strong or weak.Household Education|Harriet Martineau
The opposition it had met—the very difficulty of the situation—only stimulated him to greater energy and earnestness.The White Chief|Mayne Reid
The consumption of many articles is stimulated, and fresh life infused into new and legitimate channels of trade.Under the Southern Cross|Maturin M. Ballou