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  • agitate — [aj′i tāt΄] vt. agitated, agitating [< L agitatus, pp. of agitare, to put in motion < agere, ACT1] 1. a) to move violently b) to stir up or shake up 2. to excite or disturb the feelings of …   English World dictionary

  • agitate — [[t]æ̱ʤɪteɪt[/t]] agitates, agitating, agitated 1) VERB If people agitate for something, they protest or take part in political activity in order to get it. [V for n] The women who worked in these mills had begun to agitate for better conditions …   English dictionary

  • agitate — [c]/ˈædʒəteɪt / (say ajuhtayt) verb (agitated, agitating) –verb (t) 1. to move or force into irregular action; shake or move: *A sigh of relief, the merest of zephyrs, coming from thirty listeners, was just sufficient to agitate the buttercups.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • agitate — a|gi|tate [ˈædʒıteıt] v [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of agitare, from agere; AGENT] 1.) to argue strongly in public for something you want, especially a political or social change agitate for/against ▪ unions agitating for …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • agitate — agitable /aj i teuh beuhl/, adj. agitative, adj. /aj i tayt /, v., agitated, agitating. v.t. 1. to move or force into violent, irregular action: The hurricane winds agitated the sea. 2. to shake or move briskly: The machine agitated the mixture.… …   Universalium

  • agitate — v. 1) to agitate strongly 2) (D; intr.) to agitate against; for (they were agitating for reform) * * * [ ædʒɪteɪt] for (they were agitateing for reform) (D; intr.) to agitate against to agitate strongly …   Combinatory dictionary

  • agitate — [16] Agitate is one of a host of English words descended ultimately from Latin agere (see AGENT). Among the many meanings of agere was ‘drive, move’, and a verb derived from it denoting repeated action, agitāre, hence meant ‘move to and fro’.… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • agitate — [16] Agitate is one of a host of English words descended ultimately from Latin agere (see AGENT). Among the many meanings of agere was ‘drive, move’, and a verb derived from it denoting repeated action, agitāre, hence meant ‘move to and fro’.… …   Word origins

  • agitate — UK [ˈædʒɪteɪt] / US [ˈædʒɪˌteɪt] verb Word forms agitate : present tense I/you/we/they agitate he/she/it agitates present participle agitating past tense agitated past participle agitated 1) [intransitive] mainly journalism to try to cause social …   English dictionary

  • agitate — verb 1) any mention of Clare agitates my grandmother Syn: upset, perturb, fluster, ruffle, disconcert, unnerve, disquiet, disturb, distress, unsettle, unhinge; informal rattle, faze; discombobulate 2) she agitated for the appointment of more… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • agitate — verb 1 (I) to argue strongly in public for something you want, especially a political or social change (+ for/against): unions agitating for higher pay 2 (T) to shake or mix a liquid quickly 3 (T) formal to make someone feel anxious, upset, and… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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