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rouse

 (rouz)
v. roused, rous·ing, rous·es
v.tr.
1. To wake (someone) up.
2. To cause (someone) to be active, attentive, or excited; stir up. See Synonyms at provoke.
3. To give rise to; bring about: an ad that roused my curiosity; a book that roused a furor.
v.intr.
1. To awaken.
2. To become active, attentive, or excited.

[Middle English rousen, to shake the feathers: used of a hawk, perhaps from Old French reuser, ruser, to repel, push back, from Vulgar Latin *recūsāre, from Latin, to refuse; see recuse.]

rous′er n.

rouse

(raʊz)
vb
1. to bring (oneself or another person) out of sleep, unconsciousness, etc, or (of a person) to come to consciousness in this way
2. (tr) to provoke, stir, or excite: to rouse someone's anger.
3. rouse oneself to become active or energetic
4. (Hunting) hunting to start or cause to start from cover: to rouse game birds.
5. (Falconry) (intr) falconry (of hawks) to ruffle the feathers and cause them to stand briefly on end (a sign of contentment)
6. (foll by: on) Austral to speak scoldingly or rebukingly (to)
n
(Military) chiefly US another term for reveille
[C15 (in sense 5): origin obscure]
rousedness n

rouse

(raʊz)
n
1. an alcoholic drink, esp a full measure
2. another word for carousal
[C17: probably a variant of carouse (as in the phrase drink a rouse, erroneous for drink carouse); compare Danish drikke en rus to become drunk, German Rausch drunkenness]

rouse

(raʊz)

v. roused, rous•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to bring out of a state of sleep, unconsciousness, inactivity, fancied security, apathy, etc.
2. to stir or incite to strong indignation or anger.
3. to cause (game) to start from a covert or lair.
4. Naut. to pull by main strength; haul.
v.i.
5. to come out of a state of sleep, unconsciousness, inactivity, apathy, etc.
n.
6. a rousing.
7. a signal for rousing; reveille.
[1480–90, in sense “(of a hawk) to shake the feathers”; orig. uncertain]
rous′ed•ness, n.
rous′er, n.
syn: See incite.

rouse


Past participle: roused
Gerund: rousing

Imperative
rouse
rouse
Present
I rouse
you rouse
he/she/it rouses
we rouse
you rouse
they rouse
Preterite
I roused
you roused
he/she/it roused
we roused
you roused
they roused
Present Continuous
I am rousing
you are rousing
he/she/it is rousing
we are rousing
you are rousing
they are rousing
Present Perfect
I have roused
you have roused
he/she/it has roused
we have roused
you have roused
they have roused
Past Continuous
I was rousing
you were rousing
he/she/it was rousing
we were rousing
you were rousing
they were rousing
Past Perfect
I had roused
you had roused
he/she/it had roused
we had roused
you had roused
they had roused
Future
I will rouse
you will rouse
he/she/it will rouse
we will rouse
you will rouse
they will rouse
Future Perfect
I will have roused
you will have roused
he/she/it will have roused
we will have roused
you will have roused
they will have roused
Future Continuous
I will be rousing
you will be rousing
he/she/it will be rousing
we will be rousing
you will be rousing
they will be rousing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rousing
you have been rousing
he/she/it has been rousing
we have been rousing
you have been rousing
they have been rousing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rousing
you will have been rousing
he/she/it will have been rousing
we will have been rousing
you will have been rousing
they will have been rousing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rousing
you had been rousing
he/she/it had been rousing
we had been rousing
you had been rousing
they had been rousing
Conditional
I would rouse
you would rouse
he/she/it would rouse
we would rouse
you would rouse
they would rouse
Past Conditional
I would have roused
you would have roused
he/she/it would have roused
we would have roused
you would have roused
they would have roused
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.rouse - become active; "He finally bestirred himself"
be active, move - be in a state of action; "she is always moving"
2.rouse - force or drive out; "The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M."
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
chase away, dispel, drive away, drive off, drive out, run off, turn back - force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings; "Drive away potential burglars"; "drive away bad thoughts"; "dispel doubts"; "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"
hunt - chase away, with as with force; "They hunted the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood"
smoke out - drive out with smoke; "smoke out the bees"
3.rouse - cause to be agitated, excited, or rousedrouse - cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
hype up, psych up - get excited or stimulated; "The children were all psyched up after the movie"
disturb, trouble, upset - move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought"
bother - make nervous or agitated; "The mere thought of her bothered him and made his heart beat faster"
pother - make upset or troubled
electrify - excite suddenly and intensely; "The news electrified us"
4.rouse - cause to become awake or consciousrouse - cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."
reawaken - awaken once again
bring to, bring back, bring round, bring around - return to consciousness; "These pictures bring back sad memories"
call - rouse somebody from sleep with a call; "I was called at 5 A.M. this morning"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

rouse

verb
1. wake up, call, wake, get up, awaken, knock up (informal) She roused him at 8.30.
2. excite, move, arouse, stir, disturb, provoke, anger, startle, animate, prod, exhilarate, get going, agitate, inflame, incite, whip up, galvanize, bestir He did more to rouse the crowd than anybody else.
3. stimulate, provoke, arouse, incite, instigate It roused a feeling of rebellion in him.

rouse

verb
1. To cease sleeping:
2. To induce or elicit (a reaction or emotion):
Translations
يُثيريوقِظ
vzbuditvzbudit se
vække
vekjavekja, erta
įkvepiantis
pamodināt
tahrik etmekuyandırmak

rouse

[raʊz]
A. VT [+ person] → despertar; [+ interest] → despertar, suscitar; [+ anger] → provocar
to rouse sb from sleepdespertar a algn
it roused the whole housedespertó a todo el mundo
to rouse sb to actionmover a algn a actuar
to rouse sb to furyenfurecer a algn
to rouse o.sdespertarse
to rouse o.s. to do sthanimarse a hacer algo
he roused himself from his lazy contemplation of the scenesalió del ensimismamiento indiferente con el que contemplaba la escena

rouse

[ˈraʊz] vt
(= wake up) → réveiller
(from inaction, lethargy) to rouse o.s. → se réveiller
to rouse sb to action → pousser qn à agir
(= stir up) [crowd, person] → réveiller
to rouse sb to anger → réveiller la colère de qn
(= awaken) [+ feelings, curiosity, suspicions] → éveiller

rouse

vt
(from sleep, daydream etc) → wecken
(= stimulate) personbewegen; feeling, admiration, interestwecken, wachrufen; hatred, indignationerregen; suspicionserwecken, erregen; to rouse somebody (to anger)jdn reizen; to rouse somebody to passionjds Leidenschaft entfachen; to rouse somebody to actionjdn zum Handeln bewegen; to rouse somebody out of his/her apathyjdn aus seiner Apathie aufrütteln; to rouse the massesdie Massen aufrütteln; rouse yourself!raff dich auf!
vi (= waken)wach werden; (= become active)lebendig werden

rouse

[raʊz] vt (person, YYY, from sleep) → svegliare; (from apathy) → scuotere; (interest, suspicion, admiration) → suscitare, destare
to rouse sb to action → spronare qn ad agire
to rouse sb to fury → far infuriare qn

rouse

(rauz) verb
1. to awaken. I'll rouse you at 6 o'clock.
2. to stir or excite. Her interest was roused by what he said.
ˈrousing adjective
stirring; exciting. a rousing speech.

rouse

vt despertar
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