Synonyms of stimulus in English:



  • cheap energy provided a major stimulus to economic development in western Europe
    spur, stimulant, encouragement, impetus, boost, prompt, prod, incentive, inducement, inspiration, fillip; motive, motivation, impulse; provocation, goad, incitement
    informal shot in the arm, kick up the backside
    technical precipitant
    [Antonyms] deterrent discouragement
  • stimulus or stimulant? See stimulant

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