HyperDic: stir

English > 11 senses of the word stir:
VERBmotionstirmove an implement through
motionstir, shift, budge, agitatemove very slightly
perceptionstir, stimulate, excitestir feelings in
emotionstir, stimulate, shake, shake up, excitestir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
emotionstir, touchaffect emotionally
creationstir, raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forthsummon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
motionstir, arouseto begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"
contactstirmix or add by stirring
NOUNstatestir, splasha prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
feelingstiremotional agitation and excitement
actstir, bustle, hustle, flurry, ado, fussa rapid active commotion
stir > pronunciation
Soundsster'
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > stir: 11 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA prominent or sensational but short-lived news event.
Synonymsplash
Broaderdisturbance, disruption, commotion, flutter, hurly burly, to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffleA disorderly outburst or tumult
Spanishagitación, revuelo
English > stir: 11 senses > noun 2, feeling
Meaningemotional agitation and excitement.
Narrowerelectricitykeen and shared excitement
sensationA general feeling of excitement and heightened interest
BroaderagitationThe feeling of being agitated
Spanishagitación, conmoción, revuelo
Verbsstiraffect emotionally
stirstir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
stirstir feelings in
English > stir: 11 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA rapid active commotion.
Synonymsbustle, hustle, flurry, ado, fuss
Broadercommotion, din, ruction, ruckus, rumpus, tumultThe act of making a noisy disturbance
Spanishagitación, ajetreo, alboroto, bulla, bullicio, jaleo, movimiento, revuelo, ruido, tejemaneje, torbellino, tráfago, trajín
Catalanagitació, bullícia, bullit, desori, enrenou, moviment, tràfec
English > stir: 11 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove an implement through.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThe chefs stir the vegetables
Examples
  • "stir the soup"
  • "stir my drink"
  • "stir the soil"
NarrowerchurnStir (cream) vigorously in order to make butter
paddleStir with a paddle
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishremover, revolver
Catalanremenar
Nounsstirreran implement used for stirring
English > stir: 11 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove very slightly.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelThe crowds stir in the streets; The streets stir with crowds
Synonymsshift, budge, agitate
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishagitarse, agitar, moverse
Catalangirar, moure's
English > stir: 11 senses > verb 3, perception
MeaningStir feelings in.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example "stir emotions"
Synonymsstimulate, excite
Narrowerdisgust, gross out, revolt, repelFill with distaste
fellate, suck, blow, go down onProvide sexual gratification through oral stimulation
horripilateCause (someone's) hair to stand on end and to have goosebumps
masturbate, wank, fuck off, she-bop, jack off, jerk offGet sexual gratification through self-stimulation
masturbatestimulate sexually
thrillCause to be thrilled by some perceptual input
whet, quickenmake keen or more acute
workProvoke or excite
Broadersensitize, sensitiseCause to sense
Spanishcausar, emocionar, estimular, excitar, incentivar, revolver
Catalanemocionar, estimular, excitar, incentivar
Nounsstiremotional agitation and excitement
English > stir: 11 senses > verb 4, emotion
MeaningStir the feelings, emotions, or peace of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThe performance is likely to stir Sue
Synonymsstimulate, shake, shake up, excite
Narrowerarouse, sex, excite, turn on, wind upstimulate sexually
elate, lift up, uplift, pick up, intoxicateFill with high spirits
frighten, fright, scare, affrightdrive out by frightening
fuelstimulate
inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven, exaltheighten or intensify
tempt, invitegive rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting
thrill, tickle, vibrateFeel sudden intense sensation or emotion
titillateexcite pleasurably or erotically
Broaderarouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provokeCall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
See alsostir uptry to stir up public opinion
Spanishagitar, conmover, emocionar, estimular, excitar, incentivar
Catalanagitar, commoure, emocionar, estimular, excitar, incentivar
Nounsstiremotional agitation and excitement
stirrera person who spreads frightening rumors and stirs up trouble
English > stir: 11 senses > verb 5, emotion
Meaningaffect emotionally.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to stir Sue
Example"A stirring movie"
Synonymtouch
NarrowergetEvoke an emotional response
Broaderaffect, impress, move, strikeHave an emotional or cognitive impact / impact upon
See alsostir uparouse or excite feelings and passions
Spanishdespertar, palpar, provocar, tocar
Catalanpalpar, tocar
Nounsstiremotional agitation and excitement
stirringarousing to a particular emotion or action
English > stir: 11 senses > verb 6, creation
MeaningSummon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsraise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth
NarrowerblessGive a benediction to
curse, beshrew, damn, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise, imprecate, maledictwish harm upon
Broadercall up, summonCause to become available for use, either literally or figuratively
Similar toprovoke, evoke, call forth, kick upEvoke or provoke to appear or occur
Spanishagitar, conjurar, despertar, evocar, exponer, invitar, invocar, llamar, recaudar, remover, revolver, traer
Catalaninvocar
English > stir: 11 senses > verb 7, motion
MeaningTo begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir".
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymarouse
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
English > stir: 11 senses > verb 8, contact
Meaningmix or add by stirring.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"Stir nuts into the dough"
BroaderworkMove into or onto

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