Textual thesaurus for "rouse"

(verb) awaken, arouse, wake, wake up, waken

cause to become awake or conscious

He was roused by the drunken men in the street; Please wake me at 6 AM.

(verb) turn on, excite, charge, charge up, commove, agitate

cause to be agitated, excited, or roused

The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks

(verb) rout out, drive out, force out

force or drive out

The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M.

(verb) bestir

become active

He finally bestirred himself