Stir Synonyms and Antonyms
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Synonyms for Stir
Beat means to hit something over and over again or to form or mix something.
To change posture or position; stir:
The definition of a bustle is a poof of fabric at the back of a skirt or dress.
To have due claim to; call for:
To move or stir as if in a churn
To wire or equip (a building, for example) for the use of electric power. To mix together; to intermingle or blend.
The definition of agitation refers to the process of moving something forcefully or violently.
To cause someone to become annoyed or angry.
In science, the definition of amalgamate is to mix a metal with mercury.
Also used with up: arouse
To induce or elicit (a reaction or emotion).
(Elec.) To supply voltage or current to (a circuit, component, etc.)
To indicate by making a gesture; signal:
(Ergative) To cause (something) to move rapidly in opposite directions alternatingly.
To increase temporarily the activity of (a body organ or system, for example).
Noisy commotion, as of a crowd; uproar
To urge or stir into action or activity; arouse; excite
To come back to action, normal strength, etc.; revive
The definition of agitate is to move something around in a forceful or violent movement.
Blend is defined as to combine things in a harmonious manner.
(Intransitive) To become mixed or blended.
To melt, or to join by melting
To mix together; mingle; blend (Intransitive) To combine into a whole.
To awake is defined as changing from a state of sleep to a state of alertness.
To be or remain awake; not to sleep.
To arouse or excite (interest, feelings, etc.)
To breed and care for to maturity: (Idiomatic, intransitive, US, informal, often as imperative) To pose a challenge or threat; to attack; to compete aggressively.
Cause means to produce a result.
To bring about; produce as a result; cause; accomplish
To bring about; cause to happen; effect
(Intransitive) To appear or occur; be generated.
To produce or create within; engender
To provide occasion for; cause:
To make secure (in all the above senses). (Idiomatic) To start; to cause, especially used for unstable situations that may magnify if disturbed.
To spark a response, especially a negative emotional response, in (someone)
To impart motion or activity to:
To drive away by setting a fire. To infuse by breathing, or as if by breathing.
Chaotic or unstable eddying motion in a fluid. Avoiding excessive turbulence generated around moving objects (such as airplanes), which can make their motion inefficient and difficult to control, is a major factor in aerodynamic design.
Turmoil is defined as a state of upset and confusion.
An impassioned protest or heated controversy:
A variable control surface on the trailing edge of an aircraft wing, used primarily to increase lift or drag.
(Informal) A short trip or ride.
Something, such as a situation, that is confusing or tumultuous and is easy to be drawn into or difficult to get out of:
The definition of a brouhaha is an uproar or disruption.
The faculty to feel or perceive; physical sensibility: Alternative spelling of . (fuss, uproar) hoo-ha
(U.S. Navy) A place where offenders are temporarily confined, as on a warship
An institution for the confinement of persons convicted of minor criminal offenses.
(Uncountable) Confinement in a jail. (Historical) The main tower of a castle or fortress, located within the castle walls. (According to keep, the word comes "from the Middle English term kype, meaning basket or cask, and was a term applied to the shell keep at Guînes, said to resemble a barrel".) (Colloquial) Any restrictive environment, such as a harsh academy or home.
The definition of a pen is a small yard or animal enclosure, or an tool used to draw or write with ink.
The definition of a can is a container normally made of metal with a lid.
A prison or a prison cell; a jail: (US, countable or uncountable) a mixed drink, especially one served chilled Alternative spelling of . co-op
(Old, Slang) A jail or guardhouse (Geology) A fracture in which the strata are not offset; a geologic joint.
A sound meant to imitate a nightingale's note
A person or thing that slams
To move, shift, or force from the usual place or position:
To break up the quiet or serenity of; agitate (what is quiet or still)
To move quickly in a nervous, restless, or excited fashion; flit.
To bustle about or worry, esp. over trifles
To stimulate or shock with an electric current.
To drive with or as with a goad; prod into action; urge on
To hurry is defined as to rush, move quickly or do something faster than is comfortable.
To cause to be enthusiastic:
To push or jab at, as with a finger or an arm; prod.
To make or move with a loud distressing noise.
(Linguistics) To move to another position in a syntactic structure, as for emphasis. Used of phrases or other syntactic constituents.
To move or go impatiently, angrily, or disdainfully, as with a toss of the head
To move (something) very fast; often with up, out, etc.
(Slang) An illicit or unethical way of doing business or obtaining money; a fraud or deceit:
To perform magic tricks, especially by sleight of hand.
To call for earnestly; solicit:
To draw forth or elicit (a particular mental image, reaction, etc.)
summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
To touch a person or thing
To turn red or make glow:
To make active, vivacious, interesting, or cheerful; liven up or brighten
Antonyms for Stir
(Countable) The product of being calm.
A quiet state or condition; calmness, stillness, inactivity, freedom from noise, etc. The state or quality of being moderate; avoidance of extremes
An agreement or a treaty to end hostilities: (Cricket, of a batsman) to voluntarily stop batting before being dismissed so that the next batsman can bat
To remain or stay in expectation of; await:
To give rest to; refresh by rest
To make seem foolish, stupid, inconsistent, etc.; make absurd or ridiculous To persuade somebody not to do something.
Words Related to Stir
Excite is defined as to stir up emotions, action or strong reactions.
To add (an ingredient or element) to another:
To gather into a group; collect
(Now Chiefly Dial.) To cause to start, or move involuntarily; startle
Calm is defined as a state of peace and tranquility.
The prescribed form or customary procedure, as in a meeting or court of law:
(Hurling) The usual means of restarting play after a foul is committed, where the non-offending team restarts from where the foul was committed. Synonym Study
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
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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
and rouse are often used interchangeably, but
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
(in this sense, often ?stir up) implies a bringing into action or activity by exciting or provoking the colonies were stirred to rebellion
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stir. In this page you can discover 160 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for stir, like: beat, move, bustle, challenge, churn, electrify, intermix, agitation, provoke, amalgamate and Also used with up: arouse.