Synonyms of agitate in English:

agitate


See definition of agitate

verb

1‘I must warn you that any mention of Clare agitates your grandmother’

SYNONYMS

upset, perturb, fluster, ruffle, disconcert, unnerve, disquiet, disturb, distress, unsettle, bother, concern, trouble, cause anxiety to, make anxious, alarm, work up, flurry, worry

inflame, incite, provoke, stir up

informal rattle, faze, discombobulate

ANTONYMS

calm

2‘she urged us to agitate for the appointment of more women to cabinet posts’

SYNONYMS

campaign, strive, battle, fight, struggle, crusade, push, press

argue, debate, dispute, wrangle

3‘they were used as stirrers to help to agitate the vast masses of fermenting vegetation’

SYNONYMS

stir, whisk, beat, churn, shake, toss, blend, whip, whip up, fold, roil, jolt, disturb