Meaning of stir

Definition of stir

(noun) a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event; "he made a great splash and then disappeared"
(verb) move an implement through; "stir the soup"; "stir my drink"; "stir the soil"
move very slightly; "He shifted in his seat"
stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"
stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"
affect emotionally; "A stirring movie"; "I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy"
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"
to begin moving; "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"
mix or add by stirring; "Stir nuts into the dough"

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