stir verb definition in Preparing food topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

stir

 verb: Preparing food topic
[transitive] to move a liquid or substance around, using a spoon or something similar, in order to mix it thoroughly stir something She stirred her tea. Stir the paint before you use it. stir something into something The vegetables are stirred into the rice while it is hot. stir something in Stir in the milk until the sauce thickens.