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Definition of Stir

Stir
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 manner; to move. My foot I had never yet in five days been able to stir. --Sir W. Temple. 2. To disturb the relative position of the particles of, as of a liquid, by passing something through it; to agitate; as, to stir a pudding with a spoon. My mind is troubled, like a fountain stirred. --Shak. 3. To bring into debate; to agitate; to moot. Stir not questions of jurisdiction. --Bacon. 4. To incite to action; to arouse; to instigate; to prompt; to excite. ``To stir men to devotion.' --Chaucer. An Ate, stirring him to blood and strife. --Shak. And for her sake some mutiny will stir. --Dryden. Note: In all senses except the first, stir is often followed by up with an intensive effect; as, to stir up fire; to stir up sedition. Syn: To move; incite; awaken; rouse; animate; stimulate; excite; provoke.
Stir
Stir Stir, n. 1. The act or result of stirring; agitation; tumult; bustle; noise or various movements. Why all these words, this clamor, and this stir? --Denham. Consider, after so much stir about genus and species, how few words we have yet settled definitions of. --Locke. 2. Public disturbance or commotion; tumultuous disorder; seditious uproar. Being advertised of some stirs raised by his unnatural sons in England. --Sir J. Davies. 3. Agitation of thoughts; conflicting passions.

Meaning of Stir from wikipedia

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