Definition of bestir verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bestir

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//bɪˈstɜː(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bɪˈstɜːr//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bestir
BrE BrE//bɪˈstɜː(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bɪˈstɜːr//
 
he / she / it bestirs
BrE BrE//bɪˈstɜːz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bɪˈstɜːrz//
 
past simple bestirred
BrE BrE//bɪˈstɜːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bɪˈstɜːrd//
 
past participle bestirred
BrE BrE//bɪˈstɜːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bɪˈstɜːrd//
 
-ing form bestirring
BrE BrE//bɪˈstɜːrɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bɪˈstɜːrɪŋ//
 
 
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bestir yourself (formal or humorous) to start doing things after a period during which you have been doing nothing synonym rouse He needs to bestir himself and start looking for a job.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bestir