Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary
English - Vietnamese Dictionary
stir /stə:/
  • danh từ
    • (từ lóng) nhà tù, trại giam
    • sự khuấy, sự quấy trộn
      • to give one's coffec a stir: khuấy cà phê
    • sự chuyển động
      • no stir in the air: không có một tí gió
    • sự cời (củi, cho lửa cháy to)
      • to give the fire a stir: cời cho lửa cháy to lên
    • sự náo động, sự huyên náo, sự xôn xao
      • to make a stir: gây náo động, làm xôn xao
      • full of stir and movement: náo nhiệt
  • ngoại động từ
    • khuấy, quấy
      • to stir tea: khuấy nước trà
    • làm lay động, làm chuyển động
      • not a breath stirred the leaves: không có một tí gió nào làm lay động cành lá
    • cời (củi)
      • to stir the fire: cời củi cho cháy to
    • ((thường) + up) kích thích, khích động, khêu gợi, xúi gục; gây ra
      • to stir someone's blood: kích động nhiệt tình (lòng ham muốn) của ai
      • to stir someone's wrath: khêu gợi lòng tức giận của ai
      • to stir up curiosity: khêu gợi tính tò mò
      • to stir up dissensions: gây mối bất đồng
  • nội động từ
    • có thể khuấy được
    • động đậy, nhúc nhích, cựa quậy
      • he never stirs out of the house: nó không bao giờ đi ra khỏi nhà
      • he is not stirring yet: nó vẫn chưa dậy
    • to stir one's stumps
      • (thông tục) ba chân bốn cẳng
Concise Dictionary
stirred|stirring|stirsstɜr /stɜː
+a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
+emotional agitation and excitement
+a rapid active commotion
+move an implement through with a circular motion
+move very slightly
+stir feelings in
+stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
+affect emotionally
+summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
+to begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"
+mix or add by stirring

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 Often, stir up. agitate, shake (up), mix (up), scramble, amalgamate, mingle, commingle, intermingle, merge, blend, fold (in), churn (up), beat, whip (up):
Stir all the ingredients together.
2 move, rise, arise, get up, bestir (oneself), be up and about, Colloq get a move on, get moving, get a wiggle on, shake a leg, look or step lively, look alive, stir one's stumps:
It is about time you were up and stirring.
3 disturb, trouble, affect, upset, stimulate, activate:
The play stirred the conscience of the king. Mention 'diet' to Roberta and you'll stir up a wasp's nest.
4 Often, stir up. motivate, encourage, stimulate, energize, galvanize, electrify, animate, excite, inspire, provoke, move, rouse, arouse, get, prompt, urge, incite, spur, prod, induce, persuade, convince:
What will it take to stir the council to take action? The usual rabble-rousers were there, stirring up the crowd.
5 Often, stir up. awaken, rouse, (cause to) recall or call to mind, revive, resuscitate:
Those photographs stir up so many old memories!
6 bustle, activity, movement, stirring, action, commotion, flurry, confusion, tumult, ado, to-do, fuss, disturbance, excitement, hubbub, Colloq Brit kerfuffle:
There was a stir at the door, which was flung wide to allow Kitty to sweep in. The news of her marriage caused quite a stir.
7 prison, jail or Brit also gaol, jail-house, clink, penitentiary, lock-up, Military Brit glasshouse, US brig, Slang chiefly Brit quod, US big house, pen, slammer, can, calaboose:
He claims he's in stir for something he didn't do.

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