Associations to the word «Stir»


STIR, verb. (transitive) (dated) To change the place of in any manner; to move.
STIR, verb. (transitive) To disturb the relative position of the particles of, as of a liquid, by passing something through it; to agitate.
STIR, verb. (transitive) To agitate the content of (a container) by passing something through it.
STIR, verb. (transitive) To bring into debate; to agitate; to moot.
STIR, verb. (transitive) To incite to action; to arouse; to instigate; to prompt; to excite.
STIR, verb. (intransitive) To move; to change one’s position.
STIR, verb. (intransitive) To be in motion; to be active or bustling; to exert or busy oneself.
STIR, verb. (intransitive) To become the object of notice; to be on foot.
STIR, verb. (intransitive) (poetic) To rise, or be up and about, in the morning.
STIR, noun. The act or result of stirring; agitation; tumult; bustle; noise or various movements.
STIR, noun. Public disturbance or commotion; tumultuous disorder; seditious uproar.
STIR, noun. Agitation of thoughts; conflicting passions.
STIR, noun. (slang) Jail; prison.
STIR BAR, noun. (chemistry) laboratory equipment. A short magnetic bar with a covering of, usually, teflon. Used with a magnetic stirrer to stir a chemical solution.
STIR CRAZY, adjective. Alternative form of stir-crazy
STIR FRY, verb. Alternative spelling of stir-fry
STIR FRY, noun. Alternative spelling of stir-fry
STIR SHIT, verb. (slang) (idiomatic) (vulgar) to deliberately cause trouble
STIR THE POT, verb. To cause unrest or dissent.
STIR UP, verb. (transitive) arouse or excite passion or action.
STIR UP, verb. (transitive) mix ingredients.

Dictionary definition

STIR, noun. A prominent or sensational but short-lived news event; "he made a great splash and then disappeared".
STIR, noun. Emotional agitation and excitement.
STIR, noun. A rapid active commotion.
STIR, verb. Move an implement through; "stir the soup"; "stir my drink"; "stir the soil".
STIR, verb. Move very slightly; "He shifted in his seat".
STIR, verb. Stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions".
STIR, verb. Stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country".
STIR, verb. Affect emotionally; "A stirring movie"; "I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy".
STIR, verb. Summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain".
STIR, verb. To begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir".
STIR, verb. Mix or add by stirring; "Stir nuts into the dough".

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