Synonyms & Antonyms : Stimulate





Stimulate



( Verb )


He
stimulated his son to make greater efforts.

Synonyms:

Instigate

Whet

Purr

Inflame

Inspirit

Good

Provoked

Incite

Motivate

Contextual Examples:

The police have
instigated an official enquiry into the incident.

Attendance of public meetings held by the Arya Samaj at the local hall has always
whetted my thoughts about society and humanity.

The
purr of our pet dog is highly amusing though it disturbs when I am studying.

The union leader
inflamed the workers against the managements.

He
goaded them to go on a week long strike to press for demand for reduction in tuition fees and hostel rent.

Our teacher
motivated us properly to score high marks in this international exam.



Antonyms:

Prevent

Hinder

Deter

Dissuade

Contextual Examples:

Nowadays the parents cannot
prevent children from doing what they like.

More freedom to children need not necessarily
hinder their progress provided they get nice educational facilities.

Enforcement of strict discipline does not
deter children from going wrong if their minds are not put on the right track by their own free will.

The processes of guidance to children should not include
dissuasion but indirect discouragement of wrong deeds.




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