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Meaning of BESTIR

Pronunciation:  bi'stur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  become active; "He finally bestirred himself"
 

BESTIR is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: rouse
 
 See Also: be active, move

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Be*stir"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bestirred}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Bestirring}.]
To put into brisk or vigorous action; to move with life and
vigor; -- usually with the reciprocal pronoun.

      You have so bestirred your valor.        --Shak.

      Rouse and bestir themselves ere well awake. --Milton.

 

 

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