• To disturb or excite; to perturb or stir up (a person).
  • To cause to move with a violent, irregular action; to shake.
  • To set in motion; to actuate.
  • To discuss or debate.
  • To revolve in the mind, or view in all its aspects; to consider, to devise.


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  • From Middle English, from Latin agitatus, past participle of agitare, from agere. Compare with French agiter. See act, agent.

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