HyperDic: agitate

English > 6 senses of the word agitate:
VERBsocialagitate, foment, stir uptry to stir up public opinion
emotionagitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge upcause to be agitated, excited, or roused
socialagitate, crusade, fight, press, campaign, pushexert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person
motionagitate, stir, shift, budgemove very slightly
motionagitate, shakemove or cause to move back and forth
contactagitate, vex, disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise upchange the arrangement or position of
agitate > pronunciation
Soundsae'jhahtey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > agitate: 6 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningtry to stir up public opinion.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsfoment, stir up
NarrowerrumpusCause a disturbance
Broaderprovoke, stimulateProvide the needed stimulus for
Spanishagitar, combatir, fomentar, provocar
Catalanagitar, fomentar, revoltar
Nounsagitatorone who agitates
English > agitate: 6 senses > verb 2, emotion
MeaningCause to be agitated, excited, or roused.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will agitate him; The good news will agitate her
Synonymsrouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge up
Narrowerbothermake nervous or agitated
electrifyexcite suddenly and intensely
hype up, psych upGet excited or stimulated
pothermake upset or troubled
Broaderdisturb, upset, troubleMove deeply
Oppositecalm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, stillmake calm or still
Spanishagitar, emocionar, excitar, revolver
Catalanemocionar, excitar, regirar
Adjectivesagitativecausing or tending to cause anger / anger or resentment
English > agitate: 6 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningExert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymscrusade, fight, press, campaign, push
Broaderadvertise, advertize, promote, pushmake publicity for
Similar toadvertise, advertize, promote, pushmake publicity for
Spanishagitar, cruzar, hacer campaña, pulsar
English > agitate: 6 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningMove very slightly.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelThe crowds agitate in the streets
Synonymsstir, shift, budge
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishagitarse, agitar, moverse
Catalangirar, moure's
English > agitate: 6 senses > verb 5, motion
MeaningMove or cause to move back and forth.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymshake
Narrowerconcussshake violently
convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitateMove or stir about violently
convulseshake uncontrollably
fanagitate the air
fluff up, plump up, shake upmake fuller by shaking
jiggle, joggle, wiggleMove to and fro
palpitateCause to throb / throb or beat rapidly
rattleshake and cause to make a rattling noise
spargeagitate by introducing air or compressed gas
succuss, shake upshake
trembleMove or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways
tremor, quakeshake with seismic vibrations
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishagitar, batir, sacudirse, sacudir, temblar
Catalanagitar, remenar, sacsejar, tremolar
English > agitate: 6 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaningchange the arrangement or position of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsvex, disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up
Narrowerbeat, scrambleStir vigorously
pokeStir by poking
roil, rilemake turbid by stirring up the sediments of
tossagitate
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishagitar, excitar, molestar, remover
Catalanagitar, excitar, molestar, remoure

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