Definitions for stir

Definitions for (noun) stir

Main entry: stir, ado, hustle, bustle, fuss, flurry

Definition: a rapid active commotion

Main entry: stir

Definition: emotional agitation and excitement

Main entry: stir, splash

Definition: a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event

Usage: he made a great splash and then disappeared

Definitions for (verb) stir

Main entry: stir

Definition: mix or add by stirring

Usage: Stir nuts into the dough

Main entry: bring up, call down, call forth, invoke, conjure, conjure up, arouse, put forward, raise, evoke, stir

Definition: summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic

Usage: raise the specter of unemployment; he conjured wild birds in the air; call down the spirits from the mountain

Main entry: excite, stimulate, stir, shake, shake up

Definition: stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of

Usage: These stories shook the community; the civil war shook the country

Main entry: touch, stir

Definition: affect emotionally

Usage: A stirring movie; I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy

Main entry: budge, shift, stir, agitate

Definition: move very slightly

Usage: He shifted in his seat

Main entry: arouse, stir

Definition: to begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"

Main entry: stir

Definition: move an implement through

Usage: stir the soup; stir my drink; stir the soil

Main entry: stimulate, stir, excite

Definition: stir feelings in

Usage: stimulate my appetite; excite the audience; stir emotions

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