Student Thesaurus

One entry found for agitate.
Entry Word: agitate
Function: verb
Text: 1 to cause (as a liquid) to move about in a circle especially repeatedly <this room could use a ceiling fan to agitate the stuffy air a bit> -- see STIR 1
2 to trouble the mind of; to make uneasy <there's no need to agitate Aunt Lydia about little things> -- see DISTURB 1
3 to make a series of small irregular or violent movements <set the washing machine so it will agitate for four minutes before going into the rinse cycle> -- see SHAKE 1