Synonyms of galvanize
stimulateDictionary • The appeal has galvanized them into taking positive action.
stimulate • I was stimulated to examine my deepest thoughts.
encourage • When things aren't going well, he always encourages me.
inspire • What inspired you to change your name?
prompt • The recession has prompted consumers to cut back on buying cars.
move • The hearings moved him to come up with these suggestions.
fire • They were fired with an enthusiasm for public speaking.
excite • I only take on work that excites me.
wake • Seeing him again upset her, because it woke painful memories.
stir • I was intrigued by him, stirred by his intellect.
spur • His friend's plight had spurred him into taking part.
provoke • His comments have provoked a shocked reaction.
arouse • His work has aroused intense interest.
awaken • He was snoring when I awakened him.
rouse • He did more to rouse the crowd than anybody else.
prod • a tactic to prod the government into spending more on the Health Service
kick-start • He has chosen to kick-start the economy by slashing interest rates.
electrify • The spectators were electrified by his courage.
goad • He goaded me into taking direct action.
impel • I felt impelled to go on speaking.
invigorate • Take a deep breath in to invigorate you.
put a bomb under (informal)
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• His work has aroused intense interest.
awakenWhen you awaken, or when something or someone awakens you, you wake up.
• He was snoring when I awakened him.
electrifyIf people are electrified by an event or experience, it makes them feel very excited and surprised.
• The spectators were electrified by his courage.
Thesaurus for galvanize from the Collins English Thesaurus