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KK Pronunciation

〔 stʒ 〕


〔 stә: 〕

Overview of noun stir

The noun stir has 3 senses

  • stir, splash -- (a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event; "he made a great splash and then disappeared")

  • stir -- (emotional agitation and excitement)

  • bustle, hustle, flurry, ado, fuss, stir -- (a rapid active commotion)

Overview of verb stir

The verb stir has 8 senses

  • stir -- (move an implement through; "stir the soup"; "stir my drink"; "stir the soil")

  • stir, shift, budge, agitate -- (move very slightly; "He shifted in his seat")

  • stimulate, excite, stir -- (stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions")

  • stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir -- (stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country")

  • touch, stir -- (affect emotionally; "A stirring movie"; "I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy")

  • raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth -- (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")

  • arouse, stir -- (to begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir")

  • stir -- (mix or add by stirring; "Stir nuts into the dough")