1. [ verb ] move deeply
Synonyms: trouble upset

"This book upset me" "A troubling thought"

Related terms: affect perturb agitate jolt distress distress disturbance
2. [ verb ] change the arrangement or position of
Synonyms: raise_up stir_up commove shake_up vex agitate
Related terms: move stir beat poke roil
3. [ verb ] destroy the peace or tranquility of
Synonyms: interrupt

"Don't interrupt me when I'm reading"

Related terms: act
4. [ verb ] tamper with
Synonyms: touch

"Don't touch my CDs!"

Related terms: change upset violate disturbance
5. [ verb ] damage as if by shaking or jarring

"Don't disturb the patient's wounds by moving him too rapidly!"

Related terms: damage
Similar spelling:   disturber