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Meaning of "stimulus" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD STIMULUS

From Latin: a cattle goad.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF STIMULUS

stimulus  [ˈstɪmjʊləs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF STIMULUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Stimulus is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES STIMULUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Stimulus

A stimulus is something that causes a physiological or psychological response: ▪ Stimulation ▪ Stimulus, something external that influences an activity ▪ Stimulus, a concept in behaviorism and perception It may also refer to: ▪ Input to a system in other fields ▪ Economic stimulus ▪ For government spending as stimulus, see Fiscal policy ▪ For an increase in money designed to speed growth, see Monetary policy ▪ For general information about economic stimulus, see Stimulus...

Definition of stimulus in the English dictionary

The first definition of stimulus in the dictionary is something that stimulates or acts as an incentive. Other definition of stimulus is any drug, agent, electrical impulse, or other factor able to cause a response in an organism. Stimulus is also an object or event that is apprehended by the senses.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH STIMULUS


altocumulus
ˌæltəʊˈkjuːmjʊləs
cirrocumulus
ˌsɪrəʊˈkjuːmjʊləs
cumulous
ˈkjuːmjʊləs
cumulus
ˈkjuːmjʊləs
emulous
ˈɛmjʊləs
famulus
ˈfæmjʊləs
fractocumulus
ˌfræktəʊˈkjuːmjʊləs
hamulous
ˈhæmjʊləs
hamulus
ˈhæmjʊləs
interstimulus
ˌɪntəˈstɪmjʊləs
limulus
ˈlɪmjʊləs
mimulus
ˈmɪmjʊləs
poststimulus
ˌpəʊstˈstɪmjʊləs
ramulous
ˈræmjʊləs
ramulus
ˈræmjʊləs
Romulus
ˈrɒmjʊləs
stratocumulus
ˌstrætəʊˈkjuːmjʊləs
tremulous
ˈtrɛmjʊləs
tumulus
ˈtjuːmjʊləs
untremulous
ʌnˈtremjʊləs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE STIMULUS

stim
stimied
stimies
stimpmeter
stimulable
stimulancy
stimulant
stimulate
stimulater
stimulating
stimulatingly
stimulation
stimulative
stimulator
stimulatory
stimuli
stimy
Stine
sting
sting in the tail

WORDS THAT END LIKE STIMULUS

annulus
calculus
colliculus
conditioned stimulus
differential calculus
dracunculus
elastic modulus
fumulus
funiculus
glomerulus
homunculus
integral calculus
modulus
oculus
opulus
precalculus
ranunculus
regulus
unconditioned stimulus
Young´s modulus

Synonyms and antonyms of stimulus in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «STIMULUS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «stimulus» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of stimulus

Translation of «stimulus» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF STIMULUS

Find out the translation of stimulus to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of stimulus from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «stimulus» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

刺激物
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

estímulo
570 millions of speakers

English

stimulus
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उत्तेजना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التحفيز
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

стимул
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

estímulo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উদ্দীপক বস্তু
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

stimulation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

rangsangan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Anreiz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

刺激
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

자극제
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rangsangan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

kích thích kinh tế
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஊக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रेरणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

uyarıcı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

incentivo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bodziec
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

стимул
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

stimul
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ερέθισμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

stimulus
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

stimulus
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

stimulus
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of stimulus

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «STIMULUS»

The term «stimulus» is very widely used and occupies the 17.707 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «STIMULUS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «stimulus» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «stimulus» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about stimulus

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10 QUOTES WITH «STIMULUS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word stimulus.
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Alfred Adler
Death is really a great blessing for humanity, without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not only hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient stimulus to be creative.
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Fred Barnes
Obama sounded like Al Gore on global warming. The more the case for man-made warming falls apart, the more hysterical Gore gets about an imminent catastrophe. The more public support his stimulus bill loses, the more Obama embraces fear-mongering.
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John Barrasso
The failed stimulus, along with Obamacare's long list of failures, show what happens when Congress passes laws in a rush.
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Melissa Bean
Small businesses are the economic drivers of our country, providing the stimulus our communities need.
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Tim Bishop
Real economic stimulus comes from real investment.
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John Breaux
But, at the same time, I think that there is room for economic stimulus in terms of accelerated depreciation to encourage businesses to invest and to grow and ultimately to hire more people again.
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John Breaux
Any that is why I think any kind of a stimulus package is going to have to help people who are without work, without a job, help them have health insurance.
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James Broughton
Adversity is a stimulus.
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Jennifer Connelly
Everything changes as a mother. Yes, work has changed. The projects that I choose are even more important to me now. The world he's growing up in and the kind of stimulus that is out there; they are so precious and I'd do anything to protect him.
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Geoff Davis
Stimulus spending, permanent bailouts, government takeovers, and federal mandates have all failed our nation. America's employers are afraid to invest in an economy racked with uncertainty over what Washington's next set of rules, regulations, mandates, and tax hikes will look like.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «STIMULUS»

Discover the use of stimulus in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to stimulus and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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FROM STIMULUS TO SCIENCE
For the faithful there is much to ponder. In this short book, based on lectures delivered in Spain in 1990, Quine begins by locating his work historically.
W. V. QUINE, 2009
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Stimulus-Response Compatibility: An Integrated Perspective
The present volume surveys compatibility research which falls into four broad categories: (a) mental representation and coding (b) neurophysiological mechanisms (c) motor performance (d) human factors applications.
R.W. Proctor, T.G. Reeve, 1989
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Stimulus-Response Compatibility Principles: Data, Theory, ...
Making information accessible to a broad range of researchers and practitioners, this text organizes, summarizes, and integrates the vast amount of knowledge concerning S-R compatibility.
Robert W. Proctor, Kim-Phuong L. Vu, 2006
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Linguistic Nativism and the Poverty of the Stimulus
Critically examines the Argument from the Poverty of the Stimulus - the theory that the linguistic input which children receive is insufficient to explain the rich and rapid development of their knowledge of their first language(s) through ...
Alexander Clark, Shalom Lappin, 2010
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The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era
Reveals lesser-known aspects of the stimulus bill while explaining how the Obama administration's progressive steps have prevented an imminent depression while supporting clean energy, health care, education reform, and other positive ...
Michael Grunwald, 2013
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Your Stimulus Package: Turn $1 Into 5 Bucks for Homeowners ...
It is sickening. It is a financial crisis. But if you understand interest, you are destined to earn it, not pay it." Jeremy Washburn
Jeremy M. Washburn, 2009
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Stimulus Class Formation in Humans and Animals
The purpose of the present volume is to further establish the ties between these two research areas while allowing for differences in approach to the questions asked. The book is loosely organized around four themes.
T.R. Zentall, P.M. Smeets, 1996
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Art as Language: Access to Thoughts and Feelings Through ...
Through the use of case studies and more than 150 illustrations of patient artwork, this book summarizes findings of cognitive development and art therapy practices.
Rawley A. Silver, 2001
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Stimulus Response Coupling
This volume examines the role of intracellular calcium in the transmission of external chemical, physical and electrical stimuli to the interior of the cell and the role of calcium in the physiological and metabolic effects of such stimuli.
Vana Smith, John R. Dedman, 1990
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Money Well Spent?: The Truth Behind the Trillion Dollar ...
Traces the evolution of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 while offering insight into its fiercely partisan supporters and detractors, explaining how the money was spent and what will be the most likely outcome.
Michael Grabell, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «STIMULUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term stimulus is used in the context of the following news items.
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ECB's Mario Draghi Says Stimulus Is Working
FRANKFURT—European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the bank's stimulus efforts are beginning to take hold in the European economy and batted ... «Wall Street Journal, Apr 15»
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3 reasons why the ECB stimulus matters
The European Central Bank finally launched a big stimulus program that's similar to the one the Federal Reserve used in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. «CNNMoney, Jan 15»
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Stocks open higher on hopes for jobs, more stimulus
U.S. stocks rose in early trading on Thursday, boosted by a combination of positive economic news from the U.S. and expectations of stimulus from Europe's ... «Los Angeles Times, Jan 15»
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European Central Bank Hints of Stimulus as Euro Falls Against Dollar
FRANKFURT — A strong indication on Friday that the European Central Bank is on the verge of aggressive action to stimulate the economy, just as the Federal ... «New York Times, Jan 15»
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Europe punts again on more stimulus
Scrooge got the better of Santa at the European Central Bank's last meeting of the year on Thursday. Investors hoping to find more central bank cash in their ... «CNNMoney, Dec 14»
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Draghi Says ECB Ready to Expand Stimulus Programs
The ECB had already fanned these hopes earlier this month by tasking its staff and committees to come up with new stimulus measures in case the current ... «Wall Street Journal, Nov 14»
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China rate cut, European stimulus hints lift markets
Both the euro zone and China have lagged the momentum of the United States, stimulus-driven Japan and faster-growing Britain over the last month, but a ... «Reuters, Nov 14»
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Standby. European Central Bank is preparing new stimulus
The ECB has already announced plans to buy private debt and issue long-term loans, measures that together could amount to stimulus of about 1 trillion euros ... «CNNMoney, Nov 14»
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Stimulus Gives Bank of Japan Huge New Role in Markets
... 2013, when yields briefly shot up following Mr. Kuroda's initial salvo of monetary stimulus, said Kazuhiko Sano, chief bond strategist at Tokai Tokyo Securities. «Wall Street Journal, Nov 14»
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Bank of Japan Announces Massive Stimulus Move
And his admission that the stimulus so far was losing its punch led some critics, both inside and outside the central bank, to question whether it would help much ... «Wall Street Journal, Oct 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Stimulus [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/stimulus>. Aug 2020 ».
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