Noah Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language
1. (v. t.) To change the place of in any manner; to move.
2. (v. t.) To disturb the relative position of the particles of, as of a liquid, by passing something through it; to agitate; as, to stir a pudding with a spoon.
3. (v. t.) To bring into debate; to agitate; to moot.
4. (v. t.) To incite to action; to arouse; to instigate; to prompt; to excite.
5. (v. i.) To move; to change one's position.
6. (v. i.) To be in motion; to be active or bustling; to exert or busy one's self.
7. (v. i.) To become the object of notice; to be on foot.
8. (v. i.) To rise, or be up, in the morning.
9. (n.) The act or result of stirring; agitation; tumult; bustle; noise or various movements.
10. (n.) Public disturbance or commotion; tumultuous disorder; seditious uproar.
11. (n.) Agitation of thoughts; conflicting passions.