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Definition 1: a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for stimulant in the sense of this definition

(stimulant is a kind of ...) a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic

(... is a kind of stimulant ) a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression

(... is a kind of stimulant ) a medication used as a stimulant to the central nervous system

(... is a kind of stimulant ) a drug or other agent that stimulates sexual desire

(... is a kind of stimulant ) a colorless pungent liquid sometimes used as a stimulant drug by drug abusers

(... is a kind of stimulant ) the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant

"in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults"

(... is a kind of stimulant ) central nervous system stimulant (trade name Ritalin) used in the treatment of narcolepsy in adults and attention deficit disorder in children

(... is a kind of stimulant ) a container of stimulant drug (amyl nitrate or butyl nitrite)

Definition 2: any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for stimulant in the sense of this definition

(stimulant is a kind of ...) knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction

(... is a kind of stimulant ) a stimulus with desirable consequences

(... is a kind of stimulant ) a stimulus that provides information about what to do

(... is a kind of stimulant ) (psychology) a stimulus that strengthens or weakens the behavior that produced it

(... is a kind of stimulant ) the stimulus that is the occasion for a conditioned response

(... is a kind of stimulant ) something causing antagonism or loss of interest

(... is a kind of stimulant ) something causing excitement or stimulating interest

(... is a kind of stimulant ) the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs)

"a sidecar is a smooth drink but it has a powerful kick"

(... is a kind of stimulant ) stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors

"the elicitation of his testimony was not easy"

(... is a kind of stimulant ) a stimulus with undesirable consequences

Definition 3: that stimulates - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where stimulant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • stimulant phenomena

Synonyms for stimulant in the sense of this definition

(stimulant is similar to ...) capable of arousing or accelerating physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent

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