stimulate-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: excite to growth or (greater) activity, arouse

A good teacher will stimulate the students' imaginations.
Smoke stimulates the germination of many western Australian plants.
Don't drink coffee after 3:00p.m. It will stimulate you too much.
Rad54 protein stimulates the postsynaptic phase of Rad51 protein.

VerbNet: amuse-31.1,force-59-1
FrameNet: Experiencer_obj
PropBank: stimulate.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7