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Meaning & Definition of Still in English

English

Still

/stɪl/

noun

1. A static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)

  • "He wanted some stills for a magazine ad"
    synonym:
  • still

2. (poetic) tranquil silence

  • "The still of the night"
    synonym:
  • hush
  • ,
  • stillness
  • ,
  • still

3. An apparatus used for the distillation of liquids

  • Consists of a vessel in which a substance is vaporized by heat and a condenser where the vapor is condensed
    synonym:
  • still

4. A plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation

    synonym:
  • distillery
  • ,
  • still

verb

1. Make calm or still

  • "Quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
    synonym:
  • calm
  • ,
  • calm down
  • ,
  • quiet
  • ,
  • tranquilize
  • ,
  • tranquillize
  • ,
  • tranquillise
  • ,
  • quieten
  • ,
  • lull
  • ,
  • still

2. Cause to be quiet or not talk

  • "Please silence the children in the church!"
    synonym:
  • hush
  • ,
  • quieten
  • ,
  • silence
  • ,
  • still
  • ,
  • shut up
  • ,
  • hush up

3. Lessen the intensity of or calm

  • "The news eased my conscience"
  • "Still the fears"
    synonym:
  • still
  • ,
  • allay
  • ,
  • relieve
  • ,
  • ease

4. Make motionless

    synonym:
  • still

adjective

1. Not in physical motion

  • "The inertia of an object at rest"
    synonym:
  • inactive
  • ,
  • motionless
  • ,
  • static
  • ,
  • still

2. Marked by absence of sound

  • "A silent house"
  • "Soundless footsteps on the grass"
  • "The night was still"
    synonym:
  • silent
  • ,
  • soundless
  • ,
  • still

3. (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves

  • "A ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay"
  • "The quiet waters of a lagoon"
  • "A lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky"
  • "A smooth channel crossing"
  • "Scarcely a ripple on the still water"
  • "Unruffled water"
    synonym:
  • placid
  • ,
  • quiet
  • ,
  • still
  • ,
  • tranquil
  • ,
  • smooth
  • ,
  • unruffled

4. Used of pictures

  • Of a single or static photograph not presented so as to create the illusion of motion
  • Or representing objects not capable of motion
  • "A still photograph"
  • "Cezanne's still life of apples"
    synonym:
  • still

5. Not sparkling

  • "A still wine"
  • "Still mineral water"
    synonym:
  • still
  • ,
  • noneffervescent

6. Free from noticeable current

  • "A still pond"
  • "Still waters run deep"
    synonym:
  • still

adverb

1. With reference to action or condition

  • Without change, interruption, or cessation
  • "It's still warm outside"
  • "Will you still love me when we're old and grey?"
    synonym:
  • still

2. Despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)

  • "Although i'm a little afraid, however i'd like to try it"
  • "While we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed"
  • "He was a stern yet fair master"
  • "Granted that it is dangerous, all the same i still want to go"
    synonym:
  • however
  • ,
  • nevertheless
  • ,
  • withal
  • ,
  • still
  • ,
  • yet
  • ,
  • all the same
  • ,
  • even so
  • ,
  • nonetheless
  • ,
  • notwithstanding

3. To a greater degree or extent

  • Used with comparisons
  • "Looked sick and felt even worse"
  • "An even (or still) more interesting problem"
  • "Still another problem must be solved"
  • "A yet sadder tale"
    synonym:
  • even
  • ,
  • yet
  • ,
  • still

4. Without moving or making a sound

  • "He sat still as a statue"
  • "Time stood still"
  • "They waited stock-still outside the door"
  • "He couldn't hold still any longer"
    synonym:
  • still
  • ,
  • stock-still

Examples of using

I wonder if Tom still remembers me.
I'm still in shock.
My hair is still wet.