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Meaning of “stir” - Learner’s Dictionary

stir

verb     /stɜːr/ ( present participle stirring, past tense and past participle stirred)
MIX [T] B1 to mix food or liquid by moving a spoon round and round in it: Stir the mixture until it is smooth.Preparing foodPreparing food using heat
MOVE [I, T] to move slightly or make someone move slightly: The baby stirred in its sleep.Shaking, swinging and vibrating
FEEL [T] to make someone feel a strong emotion: The case has stirred great anger among the public.Strong feelingsCausing things to happen
(Definition of stir verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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