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 stimulator
Currently, the stimulator works on one leg at a time, and thus cannot be used to restore walking.Electric Stimulation and Rigorous Physical Therapy Show Promise for Paralysis Patients|Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The pack is a derivative, sedative, sudorific and stimulator of cutaneous excretion.
As a stimulator of public opinion the work he did was enormous.Victorian Literature|Clement K. Shorter
So was he, a moral invigorant, the stimulator to noble action, the centre of spiritual charm.Charles Carleton Coffin|William Elliot Griffis, D. D.
This man is the idol of the people, their passion, the ruler of their souls, the stimulator of their enthusiasm.
The proximate mover or stimulator of change (Efficient) ἡ τί πρῶτον ἐκίνησε.Aristotle|George Grote
Word Origin for stimulate
1610s, from Latin stimulatus, past participle of stimulare (see stimulation). Related: Stimulated; stimulating.