There are 2 translations of stir in Spanish:

stir1

Pronunciation: /stɜːr; stɜː(r)/

n

  • 1 1.1 c (action) to give sth a stir revolver* or (Esp) remover* or (Col tb) rebullir* or (Méx tb) menear algo 1.2 u (movement) movimiento (m), agitación (f)
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    • It was then that Ardon felt an odd stir of movement beneath him.
    • My feet landed without the slightest stir of dust, or typical crunch of moving dirt and rocks.
    • There was a stir of motion from the corner of her room.
    1.3 u (excitement) revuelo (m), conmoción (f) to cause o create o make a stir causar revuelo her arrival caused a great stir su llegada causó or produjo un gran revuelo
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    • Probably neither name caused much stir from the leather armchairs in the New Club, where the city's grandees would once have counted the man in charge at North Bridge as one of their own.
    • What happens in Congo does not cause the slightest stir in the boardrooms of London and New York.
    • Yet, it seems that it is popular enough to have created a stir in the physics department.

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There are 2 translations of stir in Spanish:

stir2

vt (-rr-)

  • 1 (mix) [liquid/mixture] revolver*, remover* (Esp) , rebullir* (Col) , menear (Méx) cook, stirring constantly, for five minutes cuézalo sin dejar de revolver ( or remover etc) durante cinco minutosto stir sth into sth stir the cream into the soup añada la crema a la sopa y revuelva ( or remueva)
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    • I raised an eyebrow, grabbing a wooden spoon to stir the thickening tomato sauce.
    • Serena picked up a spoon and stirred the froth on her coffee.
    • Pour in the wine and stir the rice until the liquid bubbles away.
  • 2 2.1 (move slightly) agitar, mover* 2.2 (get moving) [colloquial/familiar] mover* [familiar/colloquial] come on, stir yourself! ¡vamos, muévete! [familiar/colloquial] I can't stir him from his armchair no puedo sacarlo del sillón
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    • My ringworm worried her more than the swarms of rumors the local gossips were stirring.
    • They all minded themselves helplessly as they stirred with talks of gossip, death, and pets.
    2.3 (waken) despertar*
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    • The woman stirred suddenly, waking from a restless sleep.
    • He fought it but soon he was stirring and rising from bed.
    • The night's respite must have revitalized him, for he was stirring, even rising.
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    • The studio was filled with the rich odour of roses, and when the light summer wind stirred amidst the trees of the garden, there came through the open door the heavy scent of the lilac, or the more delicate perfume of the pink-flowering thorn.
  • 3 3.1 (arouse) [sympathies] despertar*; [imagination] estimular 3.2 (move, affect) conmover* her story stirred me deeply su historia me conmovió profundamente
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    • But he was not stirred to battle because the English had killed his father, as claimed in Braveheart.
    • All I know is that you should write the music that you love and that you believe in, that stirs you and excites you.
    • Founders proudly propagated the ‘One Zambia One Nation’ slogan that stirred the people to move on strongly and united.
    3.3 (provoke, incite) to stir sb into action empujar or incitar a algn a la acción his words stirred the mob to fury sus palabras provocaron la furia de la multitud
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    • As it stirs our emotions with memories, it also makes possible the construction of a never-to-be forgotten narrative sequence.
    • I owe her, and her husband Paul, my entire subsequent career and memories of them stir great affection.
    • They hoped this act would stir a feeling, prompting the practitioners to serve in modesty to make up for the inadequate medical technology they had.

vi (-rr-)

  • 1 1.1 (change position) [person/animal] moverse*, agitarse; [branches/leaves/curtain] agitarse 1.2 (venture out) moverse*, salir* he won't stir from his bed no hay quien lo saque or quien lo haga salir de la cama
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    • I slept through Saturday though I intended to do a couple of things, and was stirred from my lair by Heather phoning about Tim's birthday drinks which I was intended to go along to.
    • Half an hour later, I finally stirred from the sofa and thought that I might as well go back to bed.
    • You can be Indian living in America or American living in India; and sometimes, like the chatty souls at the call centers in India, you can be both and not even stir from your chair!
    1.3 (be awake) estar* despierto; (be up) estar* levantado it was midday before anyone stirred nadie se levantó hasta el mediodía
  • 3 (cause trouble) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar], armar lío [familiar/colloquial], meter cizaña

Phrasal verbs

stir up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[mud/waters] revolver*, remover* (Esp) ; [memories] despertar*, traer* a la memoria; [hatred/unrest/revolt] provocar*; [opposition/discontent] promover*, suscitar don't stir up the past no revuelvas or (Esp) remuevas el pasado they're rather apathetic: they need stirring up son algo apáticos: hay que aguijonearlos or pincharlos un poco they stirred up the mob to violence incitaron a la muchedumbre a la violencia to stir up trouble armar lío [familiar/colloquial] she's stirring things up again ya está otra vez revolviendo las cosas or [familiar/colloquial] tratando de armar lío

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Word of the day emprender
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Today is a public holiday in Argentina (Día de la Independencia)