Translation of "stimulate" - English-Portuguese dictionary

stimulate

verb uk /ˈstɪm·jə·leɪt/

to make something happen or develop more

estimular, fomentar
The drug stimulates the production of red blood cells.

to make someone feel interested and excited

estimular
Colourful pictures can stimulate a child’s imagination.

(Translation of “stimulate” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)