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Webster 1913 Edition


Agitator

Ag′i-taˊtor

,
Noun.
[L.]
1.
One who agitates; one who stirs up or excites others;
as, political reformers and
agitators
.
2.
(Eng. Hist.)
One of a body of men appointed by the army, in Cromwell’s time, to look after their interests; – called also
adjutators
.
Clarendon.
3.
An implement for shaking or mixing.

Webster 1828 Edition


Agitator

AG'ITATOR

,
Noun.
One who agitates; also, an insurgent; one who excites sedition or revolt. In antiquity, a charioteer, that is, a driver. In Cromwell's time, certain officers appointed by the army to manage their concerns, were called agitators.

Definition 2022


Agitator

Agitator

See also: agitator

German

Noun

Agitator m (genitive Agitators, plural Agitatoren)

  1. agitator

Declension

Synonyms

  • Aufwiegler

Related terms

  • agitieren
  • aufwiegeln

agitator

agitator

See also: Agitator

English

Alternative forms

  • agitatour (obsolete)

Noun

agitator (plural agitators)

  1. One who agitates; one who stirs up or excites others; as, political reformers.
  2. An implement for shaking or mixing.
  3. One of a body of men appointed by the army, in Cromwell's time, to look after their interests; called also adjutators.

Antonyms

  • agitatee (one who is agitated)

Translations


Crimean Tatar

Etymology

Latin agitatus - putting in motion.

Noun

agitator

  1. agitator; one who agitates.

Declension

References

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary], Simferopol: Dolya, ISBN 966-7980-89-8

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /a.ɡiˈtaː.tor/, [a.ɡɪˈtaː.tɔr]

Noun

agitātor m (genitive agitātōris); third declension

  1. driver of animals; drover
  2. charioteer

Inflection

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative agitātor agitātōrēs
genitive agitātōris agitātōrum
dative agitātōrī agitātōribus
accusative agitātōrem agitātōrēs
ablative agitātōre agitātōribus
vocative agitātor agitātōrēs

Descendants

Verb

agitātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of agitō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of agitō

References


Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aɡǐtaːtor/
  • Hyphenation: a‧gi‧ta‧tor

Noun

agìtātor m (Cyrillic spelling агѝта̄тор)

  1. agitator

Declension


Swedish

Noun

agitator c

  1. an agitator; one who agitates

Declension

Inflection of agitator 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative agitator agitatorn agitatorer agitatorerna
Genitive agitators agitatorns agitatorers agitatorernas

Related terms

References