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Another word for stir

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

    See also:

    assemble

  2. To impart slight movement to

    See also:

    move

  3. To make a slight movement

    See also:

    move

  4. To cease sleeping

    See also:

    awareness

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

    See also:

    excite

  6. To be the cause of.

  7. To arouse the emotions of; make ardent

    See also:

    excite

Noun
  1. The act or process of moving

      1. The act or an instance of moving; a change in place or position.
      2. A particular manner of moving.
      3. A change in the location of troops, ships, or aircraft for tactical or strategic purposes.
      1. To change in position from one point to another:
      2. To follow a specified course:
      3. To change posture or position; stir:
      1. The act or process of changing position or place.
      2. A meaningful or expressive change in the position of the body or a part of the body; a gesture.
      3. Active operation:
    See also:

    move

  2. An interruption of regular procedure or of public peace

  3. Agitated, excited movement and activity

      1. A rapidly rotating current of water; a vortex.
      2. Something, such as a situation, that is confusing or tumultuous and is easy to be drawn into or difficult to get out of:
      3. A bathtub or pool having jets of warm water that can be directed toward a body part as for therapeutic purposes.
      1. To rotate rapidly about a center or an axis; spin.
      2. To move while rotating or turning about:
      3. To turn rapidly, changing direction; wheel:
      1. A brief, light snowfall.
      2. A sudden gust of wind.
      3. A stirring mass, as of leaves or dust; a shower.
      1. To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
      2. Excited and often noisy activity; a stir.
    See also:

    calm

  4. A condition of intense public interest or excitement

    See also:

    excite

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

    See also:

    free

Another word for stir

Noun
      1. To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
      2. Excited and often noisy activity; a stir.
      1. A great noise, as of a crowd:
      2. A disorderly commotion or disturbance:
      3. A state of agitation of the mind or emotions:
      1. The act of agitating or the state of being agitated.
      2. Extreme emotional disturbance; perturbation.
      3. The stirring up of public interest in a matter of controversy, such as a political or social issue.
    See also:

    excitement

Verb
  1. To excite

    See also:

    excite

  2. To mix by stirring

      1. To cause to move with violence or sudden force.
      2. To upset; disturb:
      3. To arouse interest in (a cause, for example) by use of the written or spoken word; discuss or debate.
      1. To strike repeatedly.
      2. To subject to repeated beatings or physical abuse; batter.
      3. To punish by hitting or whipping; flog.
      1. To change in position from one point to another:
      2. To follow a specified course:
      3. To change posture or position; stir:
    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