Synonyms of excite in English:

excite


See definition of excite

verb

1‘the prospect of a holiday excited me’

SYNONYMS

thrill, exhilarate, animate, enliven, rouse, stir, move, stimulate, galvanize, electrify, fire the imagination of, fire the enthusiasm of

delight, enrapture, intoxicate

informal send, tickle, tickle someone pink, buck up, pep up, ginger up, give someone a buzz, give someone a kick, get someone going

North American informal light a fire under, give someone a charge

rare inspirit

ANTONYMS

bore, depress

2‘she wore a chiffon nightgown to excite him’

SYNONYMS

arouse, arouse sexually, make someone feel sexually excited, stimulate, titillate, inflame

please, attract, entice

informal turn someone on, give someone a thrill, get someone going, float someone's boat, do it for someone, light someone's fire, tickle someone's fancy

ANTONYMS

turn off

3‘his clothes excited envy and admiration’

SYNONYMS

provoke, stir up, elicit, rouse, arouse, stimulate, kindle, trigger, trigger off, touch off, spark off, awaken, incite, instigate, foment, bring out, cause, bring about

literary enkindle