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Meaning & Definition of Still in English





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

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

2. (poetic) tranquil silence

  • "The still of the night"
  • 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
  • still

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

  • distillery,
  • still


1. Make calm or still

  • "Quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
  • 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!"
  • hush,
  • quieten,
  • silence,
  • still,
  • shut up,
  • hush up

3. Lessen the intensity of or calm

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

4. Make motionless

  • still


1. Not in physical motion

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

2. Marked by absence of sound

  • "A silent house"
  • "Soundless footsteps on the grass"
  • "The night was still"
  • 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"
  • 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"
  • still

5. Not sparkling

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

6. Free from noticeable current

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


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?"
  • 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"
  • 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"
  • 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"
  • still,
  • stock-still

Examples of using

Tom still doesn't look like he's having much fun.
The murder scene was still a hive of police activity several days after the man's body had been discovered.
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