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stir 1

 (stûr)
v. stirred, stir·ring, stirs
v.tr.
1.
a. To pass an implement through (a liquid, for example), usually in circular motions, so as to mix or cool the contents: stirred the soup before tasting it.
b. To use an implement to move or rearrange the fuel in (a fire) to increase light or heat.
c. To add or mix in (an ingredient, for example) into a liquid or mixture by moving an implement: stirred a cup of sugar into the cake batter.
d. To mix together the ingredients of (a liquid, for example) before cooking or use by moving an implement: stirred up some popover batter; stirred the paint.
e. To move or pass (an implement) through a liquid in order to mix or cool the contents: stirred her spoon in her coffee.
2. To cause to move or shift, especially slightly or with irregular motion: A breeze stirred the branches.
3.
a. To cause to become active; bestir: stirred themselves to fix breakfast.
b. To excite strong feelings in or rouse, as from indifference: The speaker stirred us to volunteer at the homeless shelter. See Synonyms at provoke.
c. To provoke deliberately; incite. Often used with up: stir up trouble.
v.intr.
1. To change position slightly: The leaves were stirring in the breeze.
2.
a. To start to move, especially in rising from sleep: The house was quiet, as no one had stirred yet.
b. To move about actively or busily: People were stirring about the office.
c. To move away from a customary or usual place or position: instructed the guards not to stir from their posts.
3.
a. To stir or mix a liquid or mixture: stood at the counter stirring.
b. To be capable of being stirred: a mixture that stirs easily.
4. To happen or begin: when the civil rights movement first stirred.
5. To be roused or affected by strong feelings: "His wrath so stirred within him, that he could have struck him dead" (Charles Dickens).
n.
1. A stirring, mixing, or poking movement: gave the fire a stir.
2. A slight movement: slept soundly and barely made a stir.
3. An excited reaction or commotion: The news caused quite a stir in our family.

[Middle English stiren, from Old English styrian, to excite, agitate.]

stir′rer n.

stir 2

 (stûr)
n. Slang
Prison.

[Short for Romani stariben, stirapen : star, variant of astar, to seize, causative of ast, to remain, stop (probably akin to Prakrit atthaï, he sits, from earlier Middle Indic *āsthāti, he remains, from Sanskrit ātiṣṭhati , he stands by, remains on : ā-, near, to, at + tiṣṭati, sthā-, he stands; see sthā- in Indo-European roots) + Romani -ben, n. suff.]

stir

(stɜː)
vb, stirs, stirring or stirred
1. (Cookery) to move an implement such as a spoon around in (a liquid) so as to mix up the constituents: she stirred the porridge.
2. to change or cause to change position; disturb or be disturbed: he stirred in his sleep.
3. (often foll by: from) to venture or depart (from one's usual or preferred place): he won't stir from the fireside.
4. (intr) to be active after a rest; be up and about
5. (tr) to excite or stimulate, esp emotionally
6. to move (oneself) briskly or vigorously; exert (oneself)
7. (tr) to rouse or awaken: to stir someone from sleep; to stir memories.
8. informal (when: tr, foll by up) to cause or incite others to cause (trouble, arguments, etc)
9. stir one's stumps informal to move or become active
n
10. the act or an instance of stirring or the state of being stirred
11. a strong reaction, esp of excitement: his publication caused a stir.
12. a slight movement
13. informal NZ a noisy party
[Old English styrian; related to Middle High German stürn to poke, stir, Norwegian styrja to cause a commotion; see storm, sturgeon]
ˈstirrable adj

stir

(stɜː)
n
(Law) a slang word for prison: in stir.
[C19: perhaps from Romany stariben prison]

stir1

(stɜr)

v. stirred, stir•ring,
n. v.t.
1. to agitate (a liquid or other substance) with a continuous or repeated movement of an implement or one's hand.
2. to set in tremulous, fluttering, or irregular motion.
3. to affect strongly; excite: to stir pity.
4. to incite, instigate, or prompt (usu. fol. by up): likes to stir up trouble.
5. to move briskly; bestir: to stir oneself.
6. to move, esp. in a slight way: not stir a finger to help.
7. to rouse from inactivity, quiet, contentment, indifference, etc. (usu. fol. by up).
v.i.
8. to move, esp. slightly or lightly.
9. to move around, esp. briskly; be active.
10. to become active, as from some rousing impulse.
11. to be emotionally moved.
12. to be in circulation, current, or afoot.
n.
13. the act of stirring or moving.
14. the sound made by stirring or moving slightly.
15. a state or occasion of general excitement; commotion.
16. a mental impulse, sensation, or feeling.
17. a jog, poke, or thrust.
18. movement, esp. brisk and busy movement.
[before 900; Middle English stiren (v.), Old English styrian]
stir′rer, n.

stir2

(stɜr)

n.
Slang. prison.
[1850–55; of obscure orig.]

Stir

 a collection of solid bodies or particles, especially burning coals.

stir


Past participle: stirred
Gerund: stirring

Imperative
stir
stir
Present
I stir
you stir
he/she/it stirs
we stir
you stir
they stir
Preterite
I stirred
you stirred
he/she/it stirred
we stirred
you stirred
they stirred
Present Continuous
I am stirring
you are stirring
he/she/it is stirring
we are stirring
you are stirring
they are stirring
Present Perfect
I have stirred
you have stirred
he/she/it has stirred
we have stirred
you have stirred
they have stirred
Past Continuous
I was stirring
you were stirring
he/she/it was stirring
we were stirring
you were stirring
they were stirring
Past Perfect
I had stirred
you had stirred
he/she/it had stirred
we had stirred
you had stirred
they had stirred
Future
I will stir
you will stir
he/she/it will stir
we will stir
you will stir
they will stir
Future Perfect
I will have stirred
you will have stirred
he/she/it will have stirred
we will have stirred
you will have stirred
they will have stirred
Future Continuous
I will be stirring
you will be stirring
he/she/it will be stirring
we will be stirring
you will be stirring
they will be stirring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stirring
you have been stirring
he/she/it has been stirring
we have been stirring
you have been stirring
they have been stirring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stirring
you will have been stirring
he/she/it will have been stirring
we will have been stirring
you will have been stirring
they will have been stirring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stirring
you had been stirring
he/she/it had been stirring
we had been stirring
you had been stirring
they had been stirring
Conditional
I would stir
you would stir
he/she/it would stir
we would stir
you would stir
they would stir
Past Conditional
I would have stirred
you would have stirred
he/she/it would have stirred
we would have stirred
you would have stirred
they would have stirred

stir

To mix something gently, using circular motions with a spoon.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stir - a prominent or sensational but short-lived news eventstir - a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event; "he made a great splash and then disappeared"
commotion, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, hurly burly, kerfuffle, to-do, disruption, disturbance, flutter - a disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"
2.stir - emotional agitation and excitement
agitation - the feeling of being agitated; not calm
electricity - keen and shared excitement; "the stage crackled with electricity whenever she was on it"
sensation - a general feeling of excitement and heightened interest; "anticipation produced in me a sensation somewhere between hope and fear"
3.stir - a rapid active commotionstir - a rapid active commotion    
ruckus, ruction, rumpus, commotion, din, tumult - the act of making a noisy disturbance
Verb1.stir - move an implement through; "stir the soup"; "stir my drink"; "stir the soil"
churn - stir (cream) vigorously in order to make butter
paddle - stir with a paddle
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
2.stir - move very slightlystir - move very slightly; "He shifted in his seat"
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
3.stir - stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"
jack off, jerk off, she-bop, wank, masturbate, fuck off - get sexual gratification through self-stimulation
masturbate - stimulate sexually; "The old man wanted to be masturbated by the prostitute"
sensitise, sensitize - cause to sense; make sensitive; "She sensitized me with respect to gender differences in this traditional male-dominated society"; "My tongue became sensitized to good wine"
horripilate - cause (someone's) hair to stand on end and to have goosebumps; "Hitchcock movies horripilate me"
work - provoke or excite; "The rock musician worked the crowd of young girls into a frenzy"
fellate, go down on, suck, blow - provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation
thrill - cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input; "The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow"
whet, quicken - make keen or more acute; "whet my appetite"
disgust, gross out, revolt, repel - fill with distaste; "This spoilt food disgusts me"
4.stir - stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"
arouse, elicit, evoke, provoke, enkindle, kindle, fire, raise - call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
fuel - stimulate; "fuel the debate on creationism"
sex, wind up, excite, turn on, arouse - stimulate sexually; "This movie usually arouses the male audience"
affright, fright, frighten, scare - cause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me"; "Ghosts could never affright her"
thrill, tickle, vibrate - feel sudden intense sensation or emotion; "he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine"
invite, tempt - give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting; "the window displays tempted the shoppers"
elate, intoxicate, uplift, lift up, pick up - fill with high spirits; fill with optimism; "Music can uplift your spirits"
animate, enliven, inspire, invigorate, exalt - heighten or intensify; "These paintings exalt the imagination"
titillate - excite pleasurably or erotically; "A titillating story appeared in the usually conservative magazine"
agitate, foment, stir up - try to stir up public opinion
5.stir - affect emotionallystir - affect emotionally; "A stirring movie"; "I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy"
impress, strike, affect, move - have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"
get - evoke an emotional response; "Brahms's `Requiem' gets me every time"
fire up, stir up, wake, heat, ignite, inflame - arouse or excite feelings and passions; "The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor"; "The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world"; "Wake old feelings of hatred"
6.stir - summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magicstir - summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
anathemise, anathemize, bedamn, beshrew, damn, imprecate, maledict, curse - wish harm upon; invoke evil upon; "The bad witch cursed the child"
bless - give a benediction to; "The dying man blessed his son"
create, make - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
call forth, evoke, kick up, provoke - evoke or provoke to appear or occur; "Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple"
7.stir - to begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"stir - to begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
8.stir - mix or add by stirring; "Stir nuts into the dough"
work - move into or onto; "work the raisins into the dough"; "the student worked a few jokes into his presentation"; "work the body onto the flatbed truck"

stir

verb
1. mix, blend, whisk, beat, agitate Stir the soup for a few seconds.
2. move, change position The two women lay on their backs, not stirring.
3. flutter, tremble, quiver, shake, rustle The long white curtains stirred in the breeze.
4. get moving, move, get a move on (informal), hasten, budge, make an effort, be up and about (informal), look lively (informal), shake a leg (informal), exert yourself, bestir yourself Stir yourself! We've got a visitor.
6. spur, drive, prompt, stimulate, prod, press, urge, animate, prick, incite, goad, impel The sight of them stirred him into action.
7. awaken, activate, animate, stir up, fan, excite, stimulate, provoke, kick-start (informal), kindle, call forth Beneath my antipathy, a powerful curiosity was stirred.

stir 1

verb
1. To put together into one mass so that the constituent parts are more or less homogeneous:
2. To impart slight movement to:
3. To make a slight movement:
4. To cease sleeping:
5. To induce or elicit (a reaction or emotion).Also used with up:
7. To arouse the emotions of; make ardent:
noun
1. The act or process of moving:
2. An interruption of regular procedure or of public peace:
Informal: flap, to-do.
3. Agitated, excited movement and activity:
4. A condition of intense public interest or excitement:
Informal: to-do.
Slang: hoo-hah.

stir 2

noun
Slang. A place for the confinement of persons in lawful detention:
Informal: lockup, pen.
Chiefly Regional: calaboose.
Translations
ضَجَّه، إهْتِياج، إثارَهيُثيريُحَرِّكيُحَرِّك، يَمْزِجيُقَلِّبُ
аларма
cuchatdojmouthýbat semíchatpřevracet se
bevægerørerøre iruske op i
hämmentääkiihottaaliikkualiikuttaasekoittaa
miješati
kavarkavarodáskevermegkevermozdít
bærahrærahræra, snertauppnám, fjaîrafok
かき混ぜるかき立てる動かす動き回る動く
(...을) 휘젓다
krutėtikrutintipakepinti riebaluosesukurstyti
aizkustinātapmaisītizmaisītkustētieskustināt
prevracať sa
izzvatimešatipremakniti sevrtinčiti
röra
คน
khuấy

stir

1 [stɜːʳ]
A. N
1. to give sth a stirremover algo
2. (= disturbance, ado) → conmoción f
to cause a stircausar conmoción
there was a great stir in parliamenthubo una gran conmoción en el parlamento
it didn't make much of a stirapenas despertó interés alguno
B. VT
1. [+ liquid etc] → remover, revolver; [+ fire] → atizar, hurgar
to stir sugar into coffeeañadir azúcar al café removiéndolo
"stir before using"agítese antes de usar
2. (= move) → mover
a breeze stirred the leavesuna brisa agitó las hojas
nothing could stir him from his chairno había nada que lo levantara de la silla
come on, stir yourself or your stumps¡venga, muévete!, ¡anda, muévete!
3. (fig) [+ interest] → despertar; [+ emotions] → provocar, excitar; [+ imagination] → estimular, avivar
to stir sb to pitycausar compasión a algn
to feel deeply stirredconmoverse profundamente, estar muy emocionado
we were all stirred by the speechel discurso nos conmovió a todos
to stir sb to do sthincitar a algn a hacer algo
C. VI
1. (= move) → moverse
she hasn't stirred all dayno se ha movido en todo el día
don't you stir from hereno te muevas de aquí
he never stirred from the spotno se apartó del lugar ni un momento
nobody is stirring yetestán todavía en la cama
2. (= make trouble) → acizañar, meter cizaña
stir up VT + ADV
1. [+ liquid etc] → remover, agitar, revolver; [+ dust] → levantar
2. (fig) [+ memories] → traer a la memoria; [+ passions] → provocar, despertar; [+ revolt] → fomentar; [+ trouble] → provocar
to stir up the pastremover el pasado
he's always trying to stir things upsiempre anda provocando

stir

2 [stɜːʳ] N (esp US) (= prison) → chirona f

stir

[ˈstɜːr]
n
(action of stirring) to give sth a stir → remuer qch
(= commotion) → sensation f
to cause a stir → faire sensation
to create a stir → créer la sensation
to create a huge stir → provoquer un vif émoi
Her speech created a huge stir → Son discours a provoqué un vif émoi.
vt
(= mix) [+ mixture, sauce, soup, tea] → remuer
to stir sth into sth → mélanger qch à qch
(= cause to move) [+ leaves, curtains] → agiter
to stir sb into action → faire passer qn à l'action
The sight of them stirred him into action → À leur vue, il passa à l'action.
(= affect emotionally) [+ person] → remuer, émouvoir
vi (= move slightly) [leaves] → remuer
The two women lay on their backs, not stirring
BUT Les deux femmes étaient allongées sur le dos, immobiles.
stir up
vt sep
(= disturb) [+ dust, mud] → remuer
(= provoke) [+ anger, tension] → attiser; [+ trouble] → provoquer
to stir things up → semer la pagaille stir-fry [ˌstɜːrˈfraɪ]
vtfaire sauter
adj [vegetables] → sauté(e)
[ˈstɜːrfraɪ] n (= dish) → sauté m
vegetable stir-fry → sauté de légumes

stir

n
(lit)Rühren nt; to give something a stiretw rühren; tea etcetw umrühren
(fig: = excitement) → Aufruhr m; to cause or create a stirAufsehen erregen
vt
tea, paint, soupumrühren; cake mixturerühren; stir sugar into the mixtureden Zucker darunterrühren; he sat there thoughtfully stirring his teaer saß da und rührte gedankenverloren in seinem Tee; to stir the pot (fig)die Sache am Kochen halten
(= move)bewegen; limbsrühren; water, waveskräuseln; come on, stir yourself, we’re late (inf)komm, beweg dich, wir sind ohnehin schon spät dran; if you want to pass the exam you’d better stir yourselfwenn du die Prüfung bestehen willst, solltest du dich besser ranhalten (inf)
(fig) emotionsaufwühlen; passion, controversy, memorieswachrufen; imaginationanregen; curiosityanstacheln, erregen; bloodin Wallung versetzen; (= incite) personanstacheln; (= move) person, heartrühren, bewegen; to stir somebody to do somethingjdn bewegen, etw zu tun; (= incite)jdn dazu anstacheln, etw zu tun; to stir somebody into actionjdn zum Handeln bewegen; to stir somebody to pityan jds Herz (acc)rühren, jds Mitleid erregen; we were all stirred by the speechwir waren alle von der Rede tief bewegt
vi
(= move)sich regen; (person)sich rühren, sich regen; (leaves, curtains, animal etc)sich bewegen; (emotion, anger etc)wach werden; (pity, love)sich rühren, wach werden
(inf, through gossip etc) → stänkern (inf); he’s always stirringer muss immer stänkern (inf)

stir

[stɜːʳ]
1. n
a. to give sth a stirmescolare qc
b. (fig) → agitazione f, scalpore m
to cause a stir → fare scalpore
2. vt
a. (liquid) → mescolare; (fire) → attizzare
b. (move) → muovere, agitare
she didn't stir a finger → non ha mosso un dito
the breeze stirred the leaves → la brezza muoveva le foglie
c. (fig) (emotions, interest) → risvegliare; (person) → commuovere; (imagination, curiosity) → eccitare, stimolare
to stir sb to do sth → incitare qn a fare qc
come on, stir yourself! → forza, muoviti!
3. vi (move) → muoversi
he never stirred from the spot → non si è mosso
stir in vt + prepaggiungere mescolando
stir up vt + adv (memories) → risvegliare; (hatred, revolt) → fomentare; (trouble) → provocare
he's always trying to stir things up → cerca sempre di creare problemi

stir

(stəː) past tense, past participle stirred verb
1. to cause (a liquid etc) to be mixed especially by the constant circular movement of a spoon etc, in order to mix it. He put sugar and milk into his tea and stirred it; She stirred the sugar into the mixture.
2. to move, either slightly or vigorously. The breeze stirred her hair; He stirred in his sleep; Come on – stir yourselves!
3. to arouse or touch (a person or his feelings). He was stirred by her story.
noun
a fuss or disturbance. The news caused a stir.
ˈstirring adjective
exciting or moving. a stirring tale.
ˈstir-fry verb
to fry in hot oil for a short time while stirring. stir-fried vegetables.
stir up
to cause (trouble etc). He was trying to stir up trouble at the factory.

stir

يُقَلِّبُ míchat røre i umrühren αναδεύω remover hämmentää remuer miješati mescolare かき混ぜる (...을) 휘젓다 roeren røre zamieszać mexer мешать röra คน karıştırmak khuấy 搅动

stir

n. movimiento; excitación;
vt. revolver, agitar.
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