Definitions for still

Definitions for (noun) still

Main entry: distillery, still

Definition: a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation

Main entry: still

Definition: 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

Main entry: still

Definition: a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)

Usage: he wanted some stills for a magazine ad

Main entry: still, stillness, hush

Definition: (poetic) tranquil silence

Usage: the still of the night

Definitions for (verb) still

Main entry: hush, hush up, still, shut up, silence, quieten

Definition: cause to be quiet or not talk

Usage: Please silence the children in the church!

Main entry: still

Definition: make motionless

Main entry: still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize, calm, calm down, lull, quiet, quieten

Definition: make calm or still

Usage: quiet the dragons of worry and fear

Main entry: ease, relieve, allay, still

Definition: lessen the intensity of or calm

Usage: The news eased my conscience; still the fears

Definitions for (adj) still

Main entry: still, tranquil, smooth, quiet, placid, unruffled

Definition: (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves

Usage: 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

Main entry: still

Definition: free from noticeable current

Usage: a still pond; still waters run deep

Main entry: motionless, inactive, static, still

Definition: not in physical motion

Usage: the inertia of an object at rest

Main entry: still

Definition: 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

Usage: a still photograph; Cezanne's still life of apples

Main entry: still, soundless, silent

Definition: marked by absence of sound

Usage: a silent house; soundless footsteps on the grass; the night was still

Main entry: still, noneffervescent

Definition: not sparkling

Usage: a still wine; still mineral water

Definitions for (adv) still

Main entry: even, yet, still

Definition: to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons

Usage: looked sick and felt even worse; an even (or still) more interesting problem; still another problem must be solved; a yet sadder tale

Main entry: all the same, however, notwithstanding, nevertheless, nonetheless, still, even so, yet, withal

Definition: despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)

Usage: 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

Main entry: still

Definition: with reference to action or condition; without change, interruption, or cessation

Usage: it's still warm outside; will you still love me when we're old and grey?

Main entry: still, stock-still

Definition: without moving or making a sound

Usage: he sat still as a statue; time stood still; they waited stock-still outside the door; he couldn't hold still any longer

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