excitar


excitar
v.
1 to upset, to agitate.
2 to stimulate (to stimulate) (sentidos).
3 to excite, to thrill, to awaken, to impassion.
Su belleza excitó a Tito Her beauty excited Tito.
El magnetismo excita la máquina Magnetism excites the machine.
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excitar
verbo transitivo
1 to excite
2 (emociones) to stimulate, arouse
verbo pronominal excitarse
1 to get excited, get worked up, get carried away
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verb
to excite
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1. VT
1) (=intranquilizar) to get worked up, get excited

no veas el partido porque te excita mucho — don't watch the game, it'll get you worked up o excited

el café me excita — coffee makes me hyper *

2) (=entusiasmar) to make excited

la buena noticia lo excitó tanto que ya no pudo dormir — the good news made him so excited he couldn't get to sleep

3) (=provocar) [+ curiosidad] to arouse, excite; [+ sentimiento] to arouse, provoke; [+ apetito] to stimulate
4) [sexualmente] to arouse, excite
5) (Bio, Elec, Fís) to excite
6) (=incitar) to rouse, incite

excitar al pueblo a la rebelión — to rouse the populace to rebellion

2.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo
1)
a) (hacer enojar)

la discusión lo excitó mucho — he got very excited o worked up during the argument

b) (sobreexcitar) to get ... overexcited

el café me excita — coffee makes me jumpy

c) (en sentido sexual) to arouse, excite
d) <deseo/odio/curiosidad> to arouse
2)
a) <célula> to stimulate; <molécula> to excite
b) <dínamo> to energize, excite
2.
excitarse v pron
a) (enojarse) to get agitated, get worked up
b) (sobre excitarse) to get overexcited

no se podía dormir porque estaba muy excitado — he couldn't sleep because he was so excited

c) (sexualmente) to get aroused, get excited
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= turn on, titillate, electrify, wow.
Ex. When a child is turned on to books and reading, a lifelong 'friend' of the library has been made.
Ex. However, some of the central premises of the film are flawed, and the risqué touches, whether racial or erotic innuendo, are primarily there to titillate and make the film seem hot and controversial.
Ex. He then produced a sound like the deep wail of a bereaved mother which electrified the audience.
Ex. He makes science easy to understand and 'wows' the reader with terrific examples of how modern genetic research is lifting the curtain on human history.
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* excitarse = excite, fire up, get + (all) worked up.
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1.
verbo transitivo
1)
a) (hacer enojar)

la discusión lo excitó mucho — he got very excited o worked up during the argument

b) (sobreexcitar) to get ... overexcited

el café me excita — coffee makes me jumpy

c) (en sentido sexual) to arouse, excite
d) <deseo/odio/curiosidad> to arouse
2)
a) <célula> to stimulate; <molécula> to excite
b) <dínamo> to energize, excite
2.
excitarse v pron
a) (enojarse) to get agitated, get worked up
b) (sobre excitarse) to get overexcited

no se podía dormir porque estaba muy excitado — he couldn't sleep because he was so excited

c) (sexualmente) to get aroused, get excited
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= turn on, titillate, electrify, wow.

Ex: When a child is turned on to books and reading, a lifelong 'friend' of the library has been made.

Ex: However, some of the central premises of the film are flawed, and the risqué touches, whether racial or erotic innuendo, are primarily there to titillate and make the film seem hot and controversial.
Ex: He then produced a sound like the deep wail of a bereaved mother which electrified the audience.
Ex: He makes science easy to understand and 'wows' the reader with terrific examples of how modern genetic research is lifting the curtain on human history.
* excitarse = excite, fire up, get + (all) worked up.

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excitar [A1 ]
vt
A
1
(agitar): la discusión lo excitó mucho he got very excited o worked up during the argument
no tomes tanto café, sabes que te excita don't drink so much coffee, you know it makes you jumpy, don't drink so much coffee, you'll be running around all afternoon/it'll keep you awake all night
2 (en sentido sexual) to arouse, excite
3 ‹curiosidad› to excite, arouse, awake; ‹deseo/apetito› to arouse; ‹ira/odio› to arouse
B
1 (Biol) ‹célula› to excite, stimulate
2 (Fís) ‹dinamo› to energize, excite; ‹molécula/átomo› to excite
excitarse
v pron
1
(agitarse): no te excites, tómatelo con calma don't get so agitated o worked up, keep calm
no se podía dormir porque estaba muy excitado he couldn't sleep because he was so excited o overexcited
2 (sexualmente) to get aroused, get excited
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excitar (conjugate excitar) verbo transitivo
a) (hacer enojar):

la discusión lo excitó mucho he got very excited o worked up during the argument

b) (sobreexcitar) to get … overexcited;

el café me excita coffee makes me jumpy

c) (en sentido sexual) to arouse, excite

d)deseo/odio/curiosidadto arouse

excitarse verbo pronominal
a) (enojarse) to get agitated, get worked up

b) (sobreexcitarse) to get overexcited

c) (sexualmente) to get aroused, get excited

excitar verbo transitivo to excite
'excitar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
calentar
- provocar
- alborotar
- arrechar
- exaltar
English:
arouse
- electrify
- excite
- exhilarate
- turn on
- turn
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excitar
vt
1. [agitar] [enfermo, niño] to get worked up o over-excited;
el café me excita demasiado coffee gets me too worked up
2. [sexualmente] to arouse
3. [estimular] [sentidos] to stimulate;
[apetito] to whet; [curiosidad, interés] to excite; [ira, pasión] to arouse
See also the pronominal verb excitarse
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excitar
v/t
1 excite
2 sentimientos, sexualmente arouse
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excitar vt
: to excite, to arouse
See also the reflexive verb excitarse
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excitar vb to excite

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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