English

Definition of 'rouse'

See related content

Synonyms of "rouse"
Synonyms of "rouse"
French Translation of "rouse"
French Translation of "rouse"
Translator
Translator
Pronunciation Playlists
Pronunciation Playlists
Word of the day : cloudscape
Word of the day : cloudscape
Spanish Translation of "rouse"
Spanish Translation of "rouse"
NEW from Collins!
NEW from Collins!
Easy Learning English Grammar
Easy Learning English Grammar

Example sentences containing 'rouse'

These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
He finally roused his wallowing body from the foam. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was a real poacher's goal - one that roused the crowd and the home side. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Few things rouse your anger more than arrangements that are underhand. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This chaotic week is bound to rouse feelings of vulnerability. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are games you might go behind and the crowd can rouse you. The Sun (2010)It was not just the crowd who appeared roused by his arrival. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He signed to them not to give vent to any cry of admiration that might rouse suspicion. J.M. Barrie Peter Pan (1911)Cabin crew should rouse sleeping passengers to encourage them to spend money. Times, Sunday Times (2015)True, this may rouse feelings that you must defend the underdog. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This won't be easy and could rouse vulnerable feelings. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There has been no suggestion that the student roused any suspicions while in Britain. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Meanwhile, the camp that had been quietly rioting towards sleep was roused to a frenzy of wailing. various & introduction by Deirdre Chapman A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990 (1990)The hours were long and in the darkest stretches of the night they were often roused from sleep by a fresh demand from the bosses. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Ditto his opponent, who likes to punch the air and rouse the crowd when he wins an important leg or set. Times, Sunday Times (2015)After its passage along corridors and down flights of stairs, it seemed far too faint to rouse a heavily sleeping man. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His support for higher capital requirements and desire to make banks draw a line around their high street operations has also roused the ire of senior bankers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A prolonged siege on the Hull goal roused the home crowd. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Almost as a cheerleader rousing the crowd at a game, the leader uses his or her influence to bring out the best in others. Christianity Today (2000)Some involve plans you've regarded as unchanging, others rouse unsettling feelings of vulnerability. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The music, which should be the key element, failed to rouse the crowd until the very end. The Sun (2012)Because honour is central to your values, the unfair situations you're facing are rousing a righteous ire. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is real, sometimes a balm and sometimes an irritant, a cause of solace but something that can also rouse you to anger or despair. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

Synonyms of 'rouse'

wake up, call, wake, get up
rise, come to, wake, get up

Trends of 'rouse'

Used Occasionally. rouse is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

View usage over:

Translations for 'rouse'

British English: rouse VERB
If someone rouses you when you are sleeping or if you rouse, you wake up.
They roused him at eight-thirty by rapping on the door.

Source

Definition of rouse from the Collins English Dictionary
New collocations added to dictionary
Collocations are words that are often used together and are brilliant at providing natural sounding language for your speech and writing.
Read more
#moon50
The moon is at the forefront of our minds as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s ‘small step’ on 20th July, 1969. This month, we’ve been exploring lunar terminology, as well as looking at how the moon has woven itself into the fabric of our everyday language.
Read more
Study guides for every stage of your learning journey
Whether you're in search of a crossword puzzle, a detailed guide to tying knots, or tips on writing the perfect college essay, Harper Reference has you covered for all your study needs.
Read more
Collins English Dictionary Apps
Download our English Dictionary apps - available for both iOS and Android.
Read more
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Read more
Word lists
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Read more
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.
Read more
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
Read more
New collocations added to dictionary
Collocations are words that are often used together and are brilliant at providing natural sounding language for your speech and writing.
Read more
Create an account and sign in to access this FREE content
Register now or login in to access