Student Thesaurus

One entry found for arouse.
Entry Word: arouse
Function: verb
Text: 1 to cause to stop sleeping <the rooster's crow aroused me from my deep sleep> -- see WAKE 1
2 to cease to be asleep <set the alarm so we would arouse at 5:00 a.m.> -- see WAKE 2
3 to rouse to strong feeling or action <the court's controversial decision aroused many to protest and to lobby the legislature for a constitutional amendment> -- see PROVOKE 1