Synonyms of rouse in English:

rouse


See definition of rouse

verb

1‘he roused Ralph at dawn’

SYNONYMS

wake, wake up, awaken, waken, arouse

call, get up

informal give someone a shout, 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