Translation of "agitate" - English-Spanish dictionary

agitate

verb uk /ˈædʒ.ɪ.teɪt/ us

to make someone feel worried or angry

inquietar
I didn’t want to agitate her by telling her.

to argue forcefully, especially in public, in order to achieve a particular type of change

protestar, luchar
The unions continue to agitate for higher pay.
As a young man, he had agitated against the Vietnam war.

specialized chemistry to shake a liquid

agitar
Pour the powder into the solution and agitate it until the powder has dissolved.

(Translation of “agitate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

agitate

verb /ˈӕdʒiteit/

to make (someone) excited and anxious

agitar
The news agitated her.

to try to arouse public feeling and action

hacer una campaña a favor de/en contra de
She belongs to a pressure group which is agitating for prison reform.

to shake

agitar
She agitated the liquid in the test tube.
agitated adjective

agitado
She felt agitated after hearing some worrying news about her son.
agitation noun

agitación
The decision to expand the airport is causing a great deal of agitation among local residents.
agitator noun

a person who tries constantly to stir up public feeling

agitador
a political agitator.

(Translation of “agitate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)