Definition of stir

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • stir is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 4
  • stir is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 4
  • stir is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 4

Definition of stir


  • summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. arouse
    2. bring up
    3. call down
    4. call forth
    5. conjure
    6. conjure up
    7. evoke
    8. invoke
    9. put forward
    10. raise
  • a rapid active commotion (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. ado
    2. bustle
    3. flurry
    4. fuss
    5. hustle
  • affect emotionally (verb)

    Examples

    1. A stirring movie

    Synonyms

    1. touch
  • to begin moving (verb)

    Examples

    1. As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir

    Synonyms

    1. arouse
  • stir feelings in (verb)

    Examples

    1. stir emotions

    Synonyms

    1. excite
    2. stimulate
  • stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. excite
    2. shake
    3. shake up
    4. stimulate
  • a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. splash
  • move very slightly (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. agitate
    2. budge
    3. shift
  • emotional agitation and excitement (noun)
  • mix or add by stirring (verb)
  • move an implement through (verb)

    Examples

    1. stir the soup
    2. stir my drink
    3. stir the soil

See definition of stir in Merriam Webster

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