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See definition of stir on Dictionary.com
  • nouncommotion, excitement
  • verbmix up, agitate
  • verbincite, stimulate
  • verbget up and going

synonyms for stir

  • furor
  • fuss
  • uproar
  • activity
  • ado
  • agitation
  • backwash
  • bustle
  • din
  • disorder
  • disquiet
  • disturbance
  • ferment
  • flap
  • flurry
  • movement
  • pandemonium
  • pother
  • racket
  • row
  • scene
  • to-do
  • tumult
  • turmoil
  • whirl
  • whirlwind
See also synonyms for: unstirred
  • beat
  • blend
  • disturb
  • mix
  • shake
  • whip
  • whisk
  • flutter
  • move
  • quiver
  • rustle
  • toss
  • tremble
  • move about
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antonyms for stir

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  • calm
  • peace
  • calmness
  • harmony
  • order
  • quiet
  • moderation
  • divide
  • separate
  • soothe
  • leave alone
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How to use stir in a sentence

The team’s 2005 findings, published in Nature, caused a stir.
HAS THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH BEEN IN OUR BLOOD ALL ALONG?KAT MCGOWANSEPTEMBER 28, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Google’s recent change in algorithms that choose which titles show up in SERPs has caused quite a stir in the SEO community.
SEARCH MARKETERS SHOULD REMEMBER THEIR POWER IN THE GOOGLE-SEO RELATIONSHIPCAROLYN LYDENAUGUST 26, 2021SEARCH ENGINE LAND
The overall flavor of your stir-fry is going to be dependent on how you marinated your meat and the other seasonings you are using.
8 TIPS ABOUT ASIAN COOKING FROM MARTIN YAN, GRACE YOUNG AND OTHER EXPERTSBECKY KRYSTALMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Add the 2 beaten eggs and stir-fry 1 minute until the eggs are just set but still a little runny.
8 TIPS ABOUT ASIAN COOKING FROM MARTIN YAN, GRACE YOUNG AND OTHER EXPERTSBECKY KRYSTALMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While those and other comments caused a stir in Jordan, King Abdullah could mostly ignore them as the musings of a disgruntled but insignificant political player.
JORDAN’S ROYAL FAMILY FEUD AND ALLEGED COUP PLOT, EXPLAINEDALEX WARDAPRIL 9, 2021VOX
The beauty, the mystery,—this fierce sunshine or something—stir——' She hesitated for a fraction of a second.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
If it took years to do it, you shall never stir out of this house till it is done.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
It was when the face and figure of a great tragedian began to haunt her imagination and stir her senses.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
He wasn't the style of man that I'd care to stir up trouble with, judging from his size and the shape of his head.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Not until the servant had thrown open the door of the coach and deposited within the valise he carried, did Garnache stir.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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