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English definition of “stir”

stir

verb (MOVE)    /stɜːr/ US  /stɝː/ (-rr-)
C2 [I or T] to move or to cause something to move slightly: A light breeze stirred the leaves lying on the path. He stirred in his sleep as I kissed him.General words for movementShaking, swinging and vibrating stir (yourself) to wake up or begin to move or take action: Come on, stir yourselves, or you'll be late! The alarm clock went off, but she didn't stir.Not sleeping and not unconscious
(Definition of stir verb (MOVE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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