energise vs stimulate what difference

what is difference between energise and stimulate

English

Alternative forms

  • energize (US)

Verb

energise (third-person singular simple present energises, present participle energising, simple past and past participle energised)

  1. (British spelling) Alternative form of energize

Derived terms

  • de-energise

Anagrams

  • energies, greenies, reseeing, resignee


English

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin stimulātus, perfect passive participle of stimulō (goad on), from Latin stimulus (goad).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈstɪmjʊleɪt/

Verb

stimulate (third-person singular simple present stimulates, present participle stimulating, simple past and past participle stimulated)

  1. To encourage into action.
  2. To arouse an organism to functional activity.

Synonyms

  • (encourage): encourage, induce, incite, provoke; see also Thesaurus:incite
  • (arouse): animate, arouse, energize, energise, excite, perk up; see also Thesaurus:enliven

Antonyms

  • (arouse): de-energize, sedate, stifle

Derived terms

Related terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • multiseat, mutilates, ultimates

Esperanto

Adverb

stimulate

  1. present adverbial passive participle of stimuli

Latin

Verb

stimulāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of stimulō

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