Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / stimulus
FEEDBACK

stimulus

See definition of stimulus on Dictionary.com

synonyms for stimulus

  • catalyst
  • encouragement
  • fillip
  • impetus
  • incentive
  • motivation
  • stimulant
  • stimulation
  • bang
  • boost
  • cause
  • charge
  • fireworks
  • flash
  • goad
  • impulse
  • incitation
  • incitement
  • inducement
  • instigation
  • invitation
  • kick
  • motive
  • propellant
  • push
  • spur
  • sting
  • turn-on
  • urging
  • eye-opener
  • piquing
  • shot in the arm
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

antonyms for stimulus

MOST RELEVANT
  • block
  • discouragement
  • hindrance
  • deterrent
  • tranquilizer
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

TRY USING stimulus

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
Sprint To The Finish With This Olympics Quiz!
START THE QUIZ

How to use stimulus in a sentence

Congress has stalled on compromising on another stimulus bill to help boost states, the unemployed, and small businesses, and a less expensive proposal by Republicans failed to pass a vote in the Senate on Thursday.
GOLDMAN SACHS JUST ISSUED A VERY BULLISH PROJECTION FOR Q3 GDPANNE SRADERSSEPTEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
The scaled back stimulus package does not include funding for a second round of $1,200 stimulus checks—a proposal that for months Republican and Democratic leaders supported.
‘SKINNY STIMULUS’: SENATE TO VOTE ON $500 BILLION PACKAGE. WHAT IT DOES AND DOESN’T INCLUDELANCE LAMBERTSEPTEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
In Hangzhou, China, municipal authorities are working with Alibaba, headquartered there, to launch a digital-coupon stimulus program via the Alipay platform.
SMART STIMULUS: CASH AS CODECLAIRE BEATTYSEPTEMBER 9, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The second round of stimulus checks would cost around $290 billion—the price tag of the first round of stimulus checks.
CONGRESS LIKELY TO AX SECOND ROUND OF STIMULUS CHECKS, ACCORDING TO GOLDMAN SACHS FORECASTLANCE LAMBERTSEPTEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
With drills, you get the neuromuscular stimulus when the body is tired.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PERIOD TRACKINGCHRISTINE YUSEPTEMBER 6, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
“While the drop in GDP last quarter wasn’t much larger than the RBA had anticipated, it will keep the pressure on the bank to announce more stimulus,” said Marcel Thieliant, senior economist for Australia at Capital Economics.
A COUNTRY THAT ESCAPED A RECESSION IN 2008 IS OFFICIALLY IN ONE NOWCLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERSEPTEMBER 2, 2020FORTUNE
Amid a battle in Congress over new stimulus, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said passing a standalone bill to revamp the Paycheck Protection Program is the “easiest” option to get continued help to small businesses.
MNUCHIN: STANDALONE PPP ‘EASIEST’ WAY TO GET MORE HELP TO STRUGGLING SMALL BUSINESSESANNE SRADERSSEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
That limited bill would exclude a second round of stimulus checks and state government funding.
SENATE REPUBLICANS PLAN VOTE ON COVID STIMULUS BILL. WHAT TO EXPECT IN THE PACKAGELANCE LAMBERTSEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
Both parties rejected the other’s offer, however, they’ve moved closer in terms of size of the stimulus package.
STIMULUS DEAL UPDATE: WITH THE REPUBLICANS’ LATEST OFFER, THE PARTIES ARE $900 BILLION APARTLANCE LAMBERTAUGUST 31, 2020FORTUNE
Now, as Congress debates a new round of stimulus in August, the S&P 500 has not only reclaimed its pre-pandemic highs, but booked new all-time records over the past week.
‘THERE’S GOING TO BE A SELLOFF IN THE STOCK MARKET’ IF CONGRESS DOESN’T PASS MORE STIMULUSLANCE LAMBERTAUGUST 23, 2020FORTUNE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 24, 2021
Choose the synonym for cross
traverse

WORDS RELATED TO STIMULUS

  • advance
  • advocacy
  • aid
  • animation
  • assistance
  • backing
  • boost
  • cheer
  • comfort
  • confidence
  • consolation
  • consoling
  • easement
  • enlivening
  • faith
  • favor
  • firmness
  • fortitude
  • helpfulness
  • hope
  • incentive
  • incitement
  • inspiration
  • inspiritment
  • invigoration
  • optimism
  • promotion
  • reassurance
  • reassuring
  • refreshment
  • relief
  • relieving
  • reward
  • shot in the arm
  • softening
  • stimulation
  • stimulus
  • succor
  • supporting
  • trust
  • urging
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

natantadjective | [neyt-nt ]SEE DEFINITION