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Synonyms for stir

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for stir

to put together into one mass so that the constituent parts are more or less homogeneous

to impart slight movement to


to make a slight movement


to cease sleeping

to induce or elicit (a reaction or emotion)

to arouse the emotions of; make ardent

the act or process of moving

an interruption of regular procedure or of public peace

agitated, excited movement and activity

a condition of intense public interest or excitement

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Synonyms for stir

a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event

emotional agitation and excitement

a rapid active commotion

move an implement through

move very slightly

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to begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"


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mix or add by stirring

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