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giving an idea

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Synonyms for giving an idea

verb encourage, stimulate
  • affect
  • animate
  • arouse
  • cause
  • embolden
  • excite
  • galvanize
  • get
  • hearten
  • impress
  • influence
  • instill
  • motivate
  • produce
  • provoke
  • spark
  • spur
  • stir
  • sway
  • touch
  • trigger
  • carry
  • commove
  • elate
  • endue
  • enkindle
  • enliven
  • exalt
  • exhilarate
  • imbue
  • infect
  • inflame
  • inform
  • infuse
  • inspirit
  • invigorate
  • occasion
  • quicken
  • reassure
  • strike
  • urge
  • be responsible for
  • fire up
  • give impetus
  • give one an idea
  • give rise to
  • set up
  • start off
  • work up

Antonyms for giving an idea

  • bore
  • calm
  • deaden
  • depress
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • leave alone
  • lull
  • please
  • quiet
  • stop
  • dishearten
  • dull
  • enervate
  • lose
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.