stir

Synonyms and related words:
action, activate, activeness, activism, activity, actuate, actuation, ado, advance, affect, agitate, agitation, amalgamate, animate, annoy, arise, arouse, ascend, awake, awaken, back, back up, be turbulent, beat, beat up, bestir, big house, blend, blow the coals, blow up, bluster, bobbery, boil, boiling, bother, botheration, brawl, brig, broil, brouhaha, budge, burst, business, bustle, calaboose, call forth, call up, can, challenge, change, change place, chokey, churn, churn up, circle, climb, clink, come alive, come home to, commingle, commotion, confusion, conturbation, convince, convulse, cooler, coop, cultivate, descend, din, disarrange, discombobulate, discompose, discomposure, disconcert, disorder, disquiet, disquietude, disturb, disturbance, doings, donnybrook, donnybrook fair, drive, dustup, dynamics, ebb, ebullience, ebullition, eddy, effervescence, electrify, embroilment, encourage, energize, enkindle, enrage, excite, excitement, fan, fan the fire, fan the flame, feed the fire, feery-fary, ferment, fermentation, fever, feverishness, fidgetiness, fidgets, fire, fit, flame, flap, flow, flurry, fluster, flutter, flutteration, flutteriness, foam, foment, foofaraw, fracas, free-for-all, frenzy, fret, fume, furore, fuss, fussiness, galvanize, get, get moving, get over, get up, glasshouse, go, go around, go deep, go round, go sideways, go through one, going, goings-on, gyrate, hassle, heat, helter-skelter, hoosegow, hubbub, hullabaloo, hurly-burly, hurry, hurry-scurry, impassion, impel, incense, incite, induce, inflame, infuriate, inquietude, inspire, instigate, intermingle, jar, jitters, jolt, jug, jumpiness, keep, key up, kindle, kinematics, kinesipathy, kinesis, kinesitherapy, kinetics, lather up, light the fuse, light up, look lively, madden, maelstrom, make sensitive, malaise, melee, melt, melt the heart, merge, militancy, mill, mill around, mingle, mix up, mobilization, moil, motion, motivate, motivation, mount, move, move over, movement, moving, nerviness, nervosity, nervousness, overexcite, paddle, pandemonium, pell-mell, pen, penetrate, penitentiary, persuade, perturb, perturbate, perturbation, pierce, pique, plunge, pokey, political activism, pother, prison, proceedings, prod, progress, prompt, provoke, quicken, quod, racket, raise, raise up, rally, rampage, rattle, refine, regress, restlessness, resuscitate, retrogress, revive, rile, riot, ripple, rise, rock, roil, rotate, rough-and-tumble, roughen, roughhouse, rouse, rout, row, ruckus, ruction, ruffle, rumple, rumpus, run, running, scramble, seethe, seething, sensibilize, sensitize, set astir, set fire to, set on, set on fire, shake, shake a leg, shake up, sharpen, shift, shindy, shock, simmer, sink, slammer, smart, smolder, soar, soften, spasm, spin, spur, spurt, stagger, steam up, step lively, stew, stimulate, sting, stir about, stir the blood, stir the embers, stir the feelings, stir up, stirring, stream, subside, summon up, sweat, swirl, swirling, to-do, touch, touch a chord, travel, trepidation, trepidity, trouble, tumult, tumultuation, turbidity, turbulence, turmoil, turn on, twitter, unease, unquiet, unrest, unsettle, uproar, upset, urge, velocity, vitalize, vortex, wake, wake up, waken, wane, warm, warm the blood, whet, whip, whip up, whirl, whirlpool, whirlwind, whisk, work into, work up, yeastiness

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  • ştir — s.m. Nume dat la trei plante erbacee, dintre care una cu tulpina ramificată, cu flori verzi dispuse în ghemuleţe rotunde şi cu frunze comestibile (Amaranthus angustifolius), alta cu tulpina dreaptă, solidă şi păroasă, cu flori verzi, mărunte,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Stir — Stir, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stirred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stirring}.] [OE. stiren, steren, sturen, AS. styrian; probably akin to D. storen to disturb, G. st[ o]ren, OHG. st[=o]ren to scatter, destroy. [root]166.] 1. To change the place of in any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stir — vb Stir, rouse, arouse, awaken, waken, rally can all mean to cause to shift from quiescence or torpor into activity. Stir, often followed by up, usually presupposes excitement to activity by something which disturbs or agitates and so brings to… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • stir — stir̃ interj. kartojant kojų kratymui stimpant, galuojantis nusakyti: Pelytė stir̃ stir̃ – ir gatava Ds. ║ viksnojimui nusakyti: Avelė su uodega stirena: stir̃ stir̃ stir̃ uodegėlė Ds …   Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • stir — [n] commotion, excitement activity, ado, agitation, backwash*, bustle, din, disorder, disquiet, disturbance, ferment, flap*, flurry, furor, fuss, movement, pandemonium, pother, racket, row, scene, to do*, tumult, turmoil, uproar, whirl,… …   New thesaurus

  • stir — stir1 [stʉr] vt. stirred, stirring [ME stirien < OE styrian: see STORM] 1. to move, shake, agitate, etc., esp. slightly 2. to change the position of slightly; displace [to stir a log] 3. to rouse from sleep, lethargy, indifference, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Stir — Stir, n. 1. The act or result of stirring; agitation; tumult; bustle; noise or various movements. [1913 Webster] Why all these words, this clamor, and this stir? Denham. [1913 Webster] Consider, after so much stir about genus and species, how few …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stir — Stir, v. i. 1. To move; to change one s position. [1913 Webster] I had not power to stir or strive, But felt that I was still alive. Byron. [1913 Webster] 2. To be in motion; to be active or bustling; to exert or busy one s self. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stir in — ˌstir ˈin [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they stir in he/she/it stirs in past tense stirred in past participle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stir It Up — ist der Titel eines Lieds von Bob Marley aus dem Jahr 1972, siehe Stir It Up (Bob Marley Lied) Patti LaBelle aus dem Jahr 1985, siehe Stir It Up (Patti LaBelle Lied) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidu …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • stir — Ⅰ. stir [1] ► VERB (stirred, stirring) 1) move an implement round and round in (a liquid or other substance) to mix it thoroughly. 2) move slightly or begin to be active. 3) wake or rise from sleep. 4) (often stir up …   English terms dictionary


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