Synonyms of rouse in English:

rouse


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verb

1‘he roused Ralph at dawn’

SYNONYMS
wake, wake up, awaken, waken, arouse
call, get up
informal give someone a shout
British informal knock up

2‘she roused and looked around’

SYNONYMS
wake up, wake, awaken, come to, get up, get out of bed, rise, bestir oneself
formal arise
ANTONYMS

go to sleep

3‘he roused the crowd with a speech’

SYNONYMS
stir up, excite, galvanize, electrify, stimulate, inspire, move, fire up, fire the enthusiasm of, fire the imagination of, get going, whip up, inflame, agitate, goad, provoke
incite, egg on, spur on
North American light a fire under
rare inspirit
ANTONYMS

calm

4‘he's got quite a nasty temper when he's roused’

SYNONYMS
provoke, annoy, anger, make angry, infuriate, send into a rage, madden, incense, vex, irk, work up, exasperate
informal aggravate
ANTONYMS

pacify, appease

5‘the letter's disappearance roused my suspicions’

SYNONYMS
arouse, awaken, give rise to, prompt, provoke, stimulate, pique, stir up, trigger, spark off, touch off, kindle, elicit
literary beget, enkindle
ANTONYMS

allay