rouse

rouse
Synonyms and related words:
aggravate, animate, annoy, arise, arouse, awake, awaken, bestir, blow the coals, blow up, bring forth, bring out, bring to light, call, call forth, call out, call up, challenge, come alive, deduce, deepen, derive, drag out, draw forth, draw out, dynamize, educe, electrify, elicit, energize, enhance, enkindle, enliven, enrage, evoke, excite, exhilarate, fan, fan the fire, fan the flame, feed the fire, fire, fire up, flame, foment, frenzy, galvanize, get from, get out of, get up, goad, hearten, heat, heighten, impassion, incense, incite, induce, inflame, infuriate, inspirit, instigate, invigorate, jazz up, key up, kindle, knock up, lather up, light the fuse, light up, liven, madden, magnify, motivate, mount, move, obtain, overexcite, pep up, perk up, pique, procure, prod, prompt, provoke, quicken, raise, raise up, rally, redouble, rise, secure, set astir, set fire to, set on fire, shake up, snap up, steam up, stimulate, stir, stir the blood, stir the embers, stir the feelings, stir up, summon forth, summon up, turn on, vitalize, vivify, wake, wake up, waken, wangle, wangle out of, warm, warm the blood, whet, whip up, winkle out, work into, work up, worm out, worm out of, zip up

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  • Rouse — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Bob Rouse (* 1964), kanadischer Eishockeyspieler Cecilia Rouse (* 1963), US amerikanische Ökonomin, welche derzeit unter Präsident Barack Obama im Council of Economic Advisors arbeitet Charlie Rouse… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rouse — Rouse, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Roused} (rouzd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rousing}.] [Probably of Scan. origin; cf. Sw. rusa to rush, Dan. ruse, AS. hre[ o]san to fall, rush. Cf. {Rush}, v.] 1. To cause to start from a covert or lurking place; as, to rouse a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ROUSE (C.) — Charlie ROUSE 1924 1988 Charlie Rouse fait partie de ces excellents musiciens qui, pour n’avoir pas bouleversé les fondements mêmes du jazz, sombrent trop rapidement dans un injuste oubli. On ne vit pas impunément à l’ombre des géants. Surtout… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • rouse — [rauz] v [T] [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Perhaps from Old French ruser; RUSH1] 1.) formal to wake someone who is sleeping deeply ▪ His banging roused the neighbours. rouse sb from sleep/dreams etc ▪ A persistent ringing roused Christina from a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Rouse — may refer to:* The Rouse, a military bugle call * Rouse (surname), people with the surname Rouse * Rouse, a card game.See also: * The Rouse Company, a US real estate developer * Rousse, Bulgaria * Rowse …   Wikipedia

  • Rouse — (rouz), n. [Cf. D. roes drunkeness, icel. r[=u]ss, Sw. rus, G. rauchen, and also E. rouse, v.t., rush, v.i. Cf. {Row} a disturbance.] 1. A bumper in honor of a toast or health. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A carousal; a festival; a drinking… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rouse — (rouz or rous), v. i. & t. [Perhaps the same word as rouse to start up, buckle to. ] (Naut.) To pull or haul strongly and all together, as upon a rope, without the assistance of mechanical appliances. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rouse — Rouse, v. i. 1. To get or start up; to rise. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Night s black agents to their preys do rouse. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To awake from sleep or repose. [1913 Webster] Morpheus rouses from his bed. Pope. [1913 Webster] 3. To be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rouse — [ rauz ] verb transitive 1. ) FORMAL to wake someone up: He was fast asleep and could not be roused. 2. ) to make someone become active, especially when they are tired, lazy, or unwilling to do something: He roused the crowd to stand up and fight …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rouse — [v1] wake arouse, awake, awaken, call, get up, raise, rise, stir, wake up; concept 250 Ant. nap, sleep rouse [v2] stimulate, excite aggravate, agitate, anger, animate, arouse, ask for it*, awaken, bestir, bug*, challenge, craze, deepen, disturb,… …   New thesaurus

  • rouse — rouse1 [rouz] vt. roused, rousing [LME rowsen: orig. technical term in hawking & hunting, hence prob. < Anglo Fr or OFr] 1. to cause (game) to rise from cover, come out of a lair, etc.; stir up to flight or attack 2. to stir up, as to anger or …   English World dictionary

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