Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun churn

1 sense of churn

Sense 1
churn, butter churn -- (a vessel in which cream is agitated to separate butterfat from buttermilk)
       => vessel -- (an object used as a container (especially for liquids))

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb churn

2 senses of churn

Sense 1
churn -- (stir (cream) vigorously in order to make butter)
       => stir -- (move an implement through; "stir the soup"; "stir my drink"; "stir the soil")

Sense 2
churn, boil, moil, roil -- (be agitated; "the sea was churning in the storm")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

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