energize vs stimulate what difference

what is difference between energize and stimulate

English

Alternative forms

  • energise (Commonwealth English)

Verb

energize (third-person singular simple present energizes, present participle energizing, simple past and past participle energized)

  1. (transitive) To invigorate; to make energetic.
  2. (transitive) To supply with energy, especially electricity; to turn on power to (something).
    Whenever we energize that circuit we blow a fuse.
  3. (intransitive, obsolete) To use strength in action; to act or operate with force or vigor; to act in producing an effect.
    • J. C. Shairp
      Of all men it is true that they feel and energize first, they reflect and judge afterwards.

Translations

Anagrams

  • greenize

Portuguese

Verb

energize

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of energizar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of energizar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of energizar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of energizar


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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