Translation of "stimulus" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈstɪm·jə·ləs/ us /ˈstɪm·jə·ləs/ plural stimuli /ˈstɪm·jə·laɪ/ /ˈstɪm·jə·lɑɪ/

something that makes something else happen, grow, or develop more

estímulo, incentivo
The report provided / the stimulus for more studies.

(Translation of “stimulus” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈstimjuləs/ (plural stimuli /-liː/)

something that causes a reaction in a living thing

Light is the stimulus that causes a flower to open.

something that rouses or encourages a person etc to action or greater effort

Many people think that children need the stimulus of competition to make them work better in school.

(Translation of “stimulus” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)