What does the word stimulant mean?

Usage examples for stimulant

  1. Money, now- the spoil or the steed of the traveller- would have been a far more decided stimulant to action. – Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia by William Gilmore Simms
  2. This course would, at any rate, keep alive the spirit of emulation which, in itself, is a wholesome stimulant to enterprise and endeavour, as well as to economy. – Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland by Joseph Tatlow
  3. They forced a little of the stimulant through Phyllis' teeth, and presently her color began to come back. – The Wishing-Ring Man by Margaret Widdemer