Translation of "stir" - English-Spanish dictionary

stir

verb uk /stɜːr/ us /stɜr/ present participle stirring, past tense and past participle stirred

B1 to mix food or liquid by moving a spoon round and round in it

remover
Stir the mixture until it is smooth.

to move slightly

rebullirse, moverse
The baby stirred in her sleep.
noun uk /stɜːr/ us /stɜr/

the action of mixing food or liquid with a spoon

vuelta
Could you give the soup a stir?

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

stir

verb /stəː/ (past tense, past participle stirred)

to cause (a liquid stir ) to be mixed especially by the constant circular movement of a spoon etc, in order to mix it

remover, revolver
He put sugar and milk into his tea and stirred it
She stirred the sugar into the mixture.

to move, either slightly or vigorously

moverse, agitarse
The breeze stirred her hair
He stirred in his sleep
Come on – stir yourselves!

to arouse or touch (a person or his feelings)

conmover, provocar, excitar
He was stirred by her story.
stirring adjective

exciting or moving

emocionante, conmovedor
a stirring tale.
stir-fry verb (past tense, past participle stir-fried)

to fry in hot oil for a short time while stirring

sofreír
Stir-fry the vegetables for a few minutes.
stir up phrasal verb

to cause (trouble etc)

despertar, provocar, excitar, fomentar
He was trying to stir up trouble at the factory.

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