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stir

 
Noun stir has 3 senses
  1. disturbance, disruption, commotion, stir, flutter, hurly burly, to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffle - a disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"
    --1 is a kind of disorder
    --1 has particulars:
     convulsion, turmoil, upheaval; earthquake; incident; storm, tempest; storm center, storm centre; tumult, tumultuousness, uproar, garboil
  2. stir - emotional agitation and excitement
    --2 is a kind of
    agitation
    --2 has particulars: electricity; sensation
    Derived forms: verb stir5, verb stir4, verb stir3
  3. bustle, hustle, flurry, ado, fuss, stir - a rapid bustling commotion
    --3 is a kind of commotion, din, ruction, ruckus, rumpus, tumult
Verb stir has 8 senses
  1. stir - move an implement through with a circular motion; "stir the soup"; "stir my drink"
    --1 is one way to
    move, displace
    Derived form: noun stirrer2
    Sample sentence:
    The chefs stir the vegetables
  2. stir, shift, budge, agitate - move very slightly; "He shifted in his seat"
    --2 is one way to move
    Sample sentences:
    The crowds stir in the streets
    The streets stir with crowds
  3. stimulate, excite, stir - stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"
    --3 is one way to sensitize, sensitise
    Derived form: noun stir2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  4. stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir - stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"
    --4 is one way to arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke
    Derived forms: noun stir2, noun stirrer1
    Sample sentence:
    The performance is likely to stir Sue
  5. touch, stir - affect emotionally; "A stirring movie"; "I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy"
    --5 is one way to affect, impress, move, strike
    Derived forms: noun stir2, noun stirring2
    Sample sentence:
    The performance is likely to stir Sue
  6. raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth - evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "stir a disturbance"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
    --6 is one way to make, create
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  7. arouse, stir - to begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"
    --7 is one way to move
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  8. stir - mix or add by stirring; "Stir nuts into the dough"
    --8 is one way to
    work
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
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