v. t.1.To change the place of in any manner; to move.
[imp. & p. p. Stirred ; p. pr. & vb. n. Stirring.]
My foot I had never yet in five days been able to stir.
- Sir W. Temple.
2.To disturb the relative position of the particles of, as of a liquid, by passing something through it; to agitate; as, to stir a pudding with a spoon.
3.To bring into debate; to agitate; to moot.
Stir not questions of jurisdiction.
- Bacon.
4.To incite to action; to arouse; to instigate; to prompt; to excite.
And for her sake some mutiny will stir.
- Dryden.
v. i.1.To move; to change one's position.
2.To be in motion; to be active or bustling; to exert or busy one's self.
All are not fit with them to stir and toil.
- Byron.
3.To become the object of notice; to be on foot.
4.To rise, or be up, in the morning.
n.1.The act or result of stirring; agitation; tumult; bustle; noise or various movements.
Why all these words, this clamor, and this stir?
- Denham.
2.Public disturbance or commotion; tumultuous disorder; seditious uproar.
3.Agitation of thoughts; conflicting passions.
Noun1.stir - a disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"
2.stir - emotional agitation and excitement
3.stir - a rapid bustling commotion
Synonyms: ado, bustle, flurry, hustle, fuss
Verb1.stir - move an implement through with a circular motion; "stir the soup"; "stir my drink"
2.stir - move very slightly; "He shifted in his seat"
Synonyms: budge, shift, agitate
3.stir - stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"
Synonyms: excite, stimulate
4.stir - stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"
5.stir - affect emotionally; "A stirring movie"; "I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy"
Synonyms: touch
6.stir - evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "stir a disturbance"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
7.stir - to begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"
Synonyms: arouse
8.stir - mix or add by stirring; "Stir nuts into the dough"
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