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English verb: rouse

1. rouse (motion) become active


SamplesHe finally bestirred himself.


Synonymsbestir


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)be active, move

2. rouse (motion) force or drive out


SamplesThe police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M..


Synonymsdrive out, force out, rout out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)displace, move


Narrower (hyponym)hunt, smoke out


Verb groupchase away, dispel, drive away, drive off, drive out, run off, turn back

3. rouse (emotion) cause to be agitated, excited, or roused


SamplesThe speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks.


ExamplesThe bad news will rouse him, The good news will rouse her


Synonymsagitate, charge, charge up, commove, excite, turn on


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)disturb, trouble, upset


Narrower (hyponym)bother, electrify, hype up, pother, psych up


Antonymscalm, still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize, calm down, quiet, quieten, lull

4. rouse (body) cause to become awake or conscious


SamplesHe was roused by the drunken men in the street.
Please wake me at 6 AM..


Synonymsarouse, awaken, wake, wake up, waken


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Narrower (hyponym)bring around, bring back, bring round, bring to, call, reawaken


Antonymscause to sleep









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