Definition of Stir in English :
Define Stir in English
Stir meaning in English
Meaning of Stir in English
Pronunciation of Stir in English
Stir pronunciation in English
Pronounce Stir in Englishsee synonyms of stir
1. splash, stir
a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
Example Sentences:'he made a great splash and then disappeared'
emotional agitation and excitement
move an implement through
Example Sentences:'stir the soup''stir my drink''stir the soil'
move very slightly
Example Sentences:'He shifted in his seat'
stir feelings in
Example Sentences:'stimulate my appetite''excite the audience''stir emotions'
stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
Example Sentences:'These stories shook the community''the civil war shook the country'
8. stir, touch
Example Sentences:'A stirring movie''I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy'
summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
Example Sentences:'raise the specter of unemployment''he conjured wild birds in the air''call down the spirits from the mountain'
10. arouse, stir
to begin moving,
Example Sentences:'As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir'
mix or add by stirring
Example Sentences:'Stir nuts into the dough'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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