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Excite appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Emetic xenon, excite tapir epees if I see peripatetic xenon excite me.
  • Sex or excite rehab mobs a gas bomb mobs; a gas bomb a heretic xeroxes.
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Definition of the verb excite

What does excite mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: excited | exciting | excites

  1. arouse or elicit a feeling
  2. act as a stimulant
  3. stir feelings in
  4. cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
  5. stimulate sexually
  6. stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
  7. raise to a higher energy level
    • example: excite the atoms
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • synonyms of excite: energise / energize
    • more generic words: alter / change / modify = cause to change; make different
  8. produce a magnetic field in
    • example: excite the neurons
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic words: alter / change / modify = cause to change; make different

Alternative definition of the verb excite


  1. [transitive] To stir the emotions of.
  2. [transitive] To arouse or bring out (eg feelings); to stimulate.
  3. [transitive] [physics] To cause an electron to move to a higher than normal state; to promote an electron to an outer level.

Specialised definition of the verb excite

Glossary of sports

to stimulate or increase the rate of activity of an organ, tissue or other body part (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)


  1. Excite is a collection of web sites and services, launched in December 1995. Excite is an online service offering a variety of content, including an Internet portal showing news and weather etc., a search engine, a web-based email, instant messaging, stock quotes, and a customizable user homepage. The content is collated from over 100 different sources.
    • also known as Excite Network, Ексайт
    • official website:
  2. Excite a.k.a. Excite is a brand of IAC Search and Media.


"Excite" a.k.a. "Excite!!" is a 2005 live album by Kanjani Eight.

  • also known as Live DVD: Excite!!
  • released on (9 years ago)

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Excite

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Google previewStroke E-Book (2015)

Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management by James C. Grotta, Gregory W Albers, Joseph P Broderick, Scott E Kasner, Eng H. Lo, A David Mendelow, Ralph L Sacco, Lawrence KS Wong

EXCITE is a positive Phase III clinical trial targeting stroke recovery. Simplified forms of CIMT may also be useful,141 and the overall approach has been extended to other domains such as language.142,143 The Very Early Constraint Induced ...

Google previewThe British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences (1809)

by William Nicholson

the objects around, excite in the sensorium the appropriate connected motory changes, and these the action of certain...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of High-tech Crime and Crime-fighting (2003)

by Michael Newton BAILEY, Roosevelt Tobias Jr. ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

remove, surcharge, tariff, tax, toll excitable: emotional, enthusiastic, hysterical, jumpy, skittish, volatile, volcanic excite: agitate, animate, arouse, awaken, elaye, electrify, elicit, energize, fire, foment, galvanize, incite, inflame, inspire, invigorate, ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

irascible, nervous, passionate, sensitive, violent, volatile excite affect, agitate, animate, arouse, awaken, discompose, disturb, elate, engender, evoke, fire, foment, galvanise, generate, ignite, impress, incite, induce, inflame, initiate, instigate, ...

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Usage statistics about excite

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Excite Truck on 50Hz mode on a PAL Wii

Title Screen of Excite Truck on a PAL Wii Set on 50Hz (576i)

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Quotes about Excite

Yours excite me and mine, you.
Were yours mine and mine yours,
Would they excite us as they do now?
No charm with the one owned.
19.04.2008 (Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar)
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Scrabble value of E1X8C3I1T1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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