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Definition of stimulate

Stimulate Stim"u*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stimulated; p. pr. & vb. n. Stimulating.] [L. stimulatus, p. p. of stimulare to prick or goad on, to incite, fr. stimulus a goad. See Stimulus.] 1. To excite as if with a goad; to excite, rouse, or animate, to action or more vigorous exertion by some pungent motive or by persuasion; as, to stimulate one by the hope of reward, or by the prospect of glory. To excite and stimulate us thereunto. --Dr. J. Scott. 2. (Physiol.) To excite; to irritate; especially, to excite the activity of (a nerve or an irritable muscle), as by electricity. Syn: To animate; incite; encourage; impel; urge; instigate; irritate; exasperate; incense.

Meaning of stimulate from wikipedia

- about physiological/psychological stimulation. for the well activity, see well stimulation. for the album, see stimulation (album). not to be confused with
- children with milk from a female breast, see suckling ****. stimulation of nipples is a common human ****ual practice, either for itself or as
- non-human animals, see animal ****ual behavior § **** for pleasure. ****ual stimulation is any stimulus (including, but not limited to, bodily contact) that
- (also spelled emmenagogs) are herbs which stimulate blood flow in the pelvic area and uterus; some stimulate menstruation. women have used plants such
- colony-stimulating factors (csfs) are secreted glycoproteins that bind to receptor proteins on the surfaces of hemopoietic stem cells, thereby activating
- collections of cases (or parts of cases) chosen to help illustrate and stimulate discussion about legal issues. the term derives from the hornbook, an
- granulocyte colony-stimulating factor. granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (gm-csf), also known as colony stimulating factor 2 (csf2), is
- on which part of metabolism they stimulate. the cl****ic anabolic hormones are the anabolic steroids, which stimulate protein synthesis, muscle growth