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'still' - used as an adjective
1. not in physical motion
2. marked by absence of sound
the night was still
3. (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves
scarcely a ripple on the still water
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
C├ęzanne's still life of apples
5. not sparkling
a still wine
still mineral water
6. free from noticeable current
a still pond
still waters run deep

'still' - used as a adverb
7. 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?
8. despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)
granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go
9. to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons
an still more interesting problem
still another problem must be solved
10. 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' - used as a noun
11. a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
he wanted some stills for a magazine ad
12. (poetic) tranquil silence
the still of the night
13. 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
14. a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation

'still' - used as a verb
15. make calm or still
16. cause to be quiet or not talk
17. lessen the intensity of or calm
still the fears
18. make motionless

derived forms
1. Still / Plural
stills
2. Still / Past
stilled
3. Still / Third Person
stills
4. Still / Present Participle
stilling
5. Still / Comparitive
stiller
6. Still / Superlative
stillest
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Antonym
  • moving
  • sparkling
  • no longer
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