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Another word for stir

Verb
  1. To put together into one mass so that the constituent parts are more or less homogeneous

  2. See also:

    assemble

  3. To impart slight movement to

  4. See also:

    move

  5. To make a slight movement

  6. See also:

    move

  7. To cease sleeping

  8. See also:

    awareness

  9. To induce or elicit (a reaction or emotion).

  10. See also:

    excite

  11. To arouse the emotions of; make ardent

  12. See also:

    excite

Another word for stir

Noun
  1. The act or process of moving

  2. See also:

    move

  3. An interruption of regular procedure or of public peace

  4. See also:

    order

    calm

  5. Agitated, excited movement and activity

  6. See also:

    calm

  7. A condition of intense public interest or excitement

  8. See also:

    excite

  9. A place for the confinement of persons in lawful detention

  10. See also:

    free

Another word for stir

Noun

Another word for stir

Verb
  1. To mix by stirring

  2. See also:

    mix

Synonym Study

  • Rally implies a gathering of the component elements or individuals so as to stir to effective action to rally the troops, rallied her energy and attention
  • waken " style="font-weight: 600; color: inherit; text-decoration-color: #3A65B5" > Awaken and waken literally mean to arouse from sleep, but figuratively they suggest the stirring into activity of latent faculties, emotions, etc. it awakened, or wakened, her maternal feelings
  • A rouse and rouse are often used interchangeably, but arouse usually implies merely a bringing into consciousness, as from a state of sleep she was aroused by the bell, and rouse suggests an additional incitement to vigorous action the rifle shot roused the sleeping guard
  • Stir (in this sense, often ?stir up) implies a bringing into action or activity by exciting or provoking the colonies were stirred to rebellion