Definitions for rouseraʊz
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rouse*raʊz(v.; n.)roused, rous•ing
(v.t.)to bring out of a state of sleep, unconsciousness, inactivity, fancied security, apathy, etc.
to stir or incite to strong indignation or anger.
to cause (game) to start from a covert or lair.
Category: Animal Husbandry
Naut. to pull by main strength; haul.
Category: Nautical, Navy
(v.i.)to come out of a state of sleep, unconsciousness, inactivity, apathy, etc.
a signal for rousing; reveille.
* Syn: See incite.
Origin of rouse:
1480–90, in sense “(of a hawk) to shake the feathers”; orig. uncert.
"He finally bestirred himself"
rout out, drive out, force out, rouse(verb)
force or drive out
"The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M."
agitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge up(verb)
cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
"The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
awaken, wake, waken, rouse, wake up, arouse(verb)
cause to become awake or conscious
"He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."
an official ceremony over drinks
The sounding of a bugle in the morning after reveille, to signal that soldiers are to rise from bed, often the rouse.
to wake or be awoken from sleep, or from apathy
to provoke (someone) to anger or action
To pull by main strength; to haul
To be excited to thought or action from a state of indolence or inattention.
Origin: From rowsen, rouzen, rusen, from *, from rūsanan, from (o)rewǝ-. Cognate with rusa, ruse, rusen, rusen. More at rush.
to pull or haul strongly and all together, as upon a rope, without the assistance of mechanical appliances
a bumper in honor of a toast or health
a carousal; a festival; a drinking frolic
to cause to start from a covert or lurking place; as, to rouse a deer or other animal of the chase
to wake from sleep or repose; as, to rouse one early or suddenly
to excite to lively thought or action from a state of idleness, languor, stupidity, or indifference; as, to rouse the faculties, passions, or emotions
to put in motion; to stir up; to agitate
to raise; to make erect
to get or start up; to rise
to awake from sleep or repose
to be exited to thought or action from a state of indolence or inattention
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Translations for rouse
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
I'll rouse you at 6 o'clock.
- wakker maakAfrikaans
- събуждам (се)Bulgarian
- acordarPortuguese (BR)
- vzbudit seCzech
- از خواب بیدار شدنFarsi
- probuditi (se)Croatian
- vekke; våkneNorwegian
- از خواب بیدار شدنPersian
- له خوبه ویښیدلPashto
- a treziRomanian
- zobudiť saSlovak
- 喚醒Chinese (Trad.)
- جگانا یا اٹھاناUrdu
- đánh thứcVietnamese
- 唤醒Chinese (Simp.)
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