Synonyms for Stimulus:
n.persuasion, prompt, nourishment. encouragement, spur, fillip, Stimulator, push. incitation, trigger, goad. •cause (noun)
evocation, compulsion, motivator, action, provocation, enforcement, origination, motive, drive, compunction, inspiration, basis, execution, cause, effectuation, mainspring, root, force, generation, source, elicitation, factor, determinant, grounds.
influence, contributor, occasion, catalyst, culprit, base.
determinant, influence, persuasion, drive.
incitement, lure, inducement, motivation, energy, instigation, stimulation, incentive, impetus, impulse, prod.
occasion, incitement, root, grounds, mainspring, basis.
incitation, catalyst, fillip, instigation, encouragement, motivation, incentive, impetus, inducement, motive, stimulation, goad, stimulant, push, spur, cause, incitement, impulse.
stimulant, stimulation, input.
Stimulator, incitation. encouragement, nourishment, spur, goad. persuasion, trigger, fillip. prompt. push. •Other relevant words:
goad, incitation, base, encouragement, input, fillip, influence, catalyst, push, Stimulator, trigger, nourishment, stimulant, spur, prompt, persuasion, occasion.
Usage examples for stimulus
When a horse of spirit is nearly half tired, by the stimulus of the spur, added to the proper management of the bit, he may be put so much upon his mettle, that he would appear to a standerby, as fresh and as high spirited as if he had not gone a mile. – An Essay on the Principle of Population by Thomas Malthus