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Definitions of still

  1.   Motionless; at rest; quiet; as, to stand still; to lie or sit still.
  2.   To cause to fall by drops: to distil.
  3.   To trickle down.
  4.   An apparatus in which liquors are distilled.
  5.   A vessel or apparatus for distilling liquids.
  6.   To quiet; to silence; to calm; to appease.
  7.   Constant; continual.
  8.   Silent: motionless: calm.
  9.   Apparatus for distilling.
  10.   To distil.
  11.   A steep hill or ascent.
  12.   To make calm; put at rest; as, to still the waves; to make quiet; pacify.
  13.   ( poetic) tranquil silence; " the still of the night"
  14.   To appease; to calm; to quiet, as tumult, agitation, or excitement; as, to still the passions.
  15.   To cause to fall by drops.
  16.   In increasing degree; even yet.
  17.   To this time; nevertheless; always; after that; even more.
  18.   a static photograph ( especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes); " he wanted some stills for a magazine ad"
  19.   make motionless
  20.   After that; after what is stated.
  21.   Notwithstanding what has been said or done; in spite of what has occured; nevertheless; -- sometimes used as a conjunction. See Synonym of But.
  22.   To stop, as noise; to silence.
  23.   lessen the intensity of or calm; " The news eased my conscience"; " still the fears"
  24.   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"
  25.   A vessel, boiler, or copper used in the distillation of liquids; specifically, one used for the distillation of alcoholic liquors; a retort. The name is sometimes applied to the whole apparatus used in in vaporization and condensation.
  26.   An apparatus for making alcoholic liquors, as whisky, etc.
  27.   Stillness; calm.
  28.   To expel spirit from by heat, or to evaporate and condense in a refrigeratory; to distill.
  29.   Now or then; as previously; yet.
  30.   In the future as now and before.
  31.   To stop, as motion or agitation; to cause to become quiet, or comparatively quiet; to check the agitation of; as, to still the raging sea.
  32.   Always: nevertheless: after that.
  33.   To drop, or flow in drops; to distill.
  34.   To this time; until and during the time now present; now no less than before; yet.
  35.   Stilly.
  36.   To quiet; calm; silence.
  37.   Making no sound or movement.
  38.   not in physical motion; " the inertia of an object at rest"
  39.   lessen the intensity of; calm; as of anxieties and fears
  40.   To quiet: to silence: to appease: to restrain.
  41.   free from noticeable current; " a still pond"; " still waters run deep"
  42.   Motionless; calm; silent.
  43.   To this or that time; nevertheless; after that.
  44.   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?"
  45.   a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation
  46.   Calm; silence.
  47.   To cause to be still; put ot rest or silence.
  48.   Silent; quiet; calm; motionless.
  49.   To this time; always; continually; after that.
  50.   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"
  51.   Being at rest or without motion; quiet; calm; peaceful; as, a still lake; silent; hushed; subdued; as, a still night; not sparkling, as wine.
  52.   In continuation by successive or repeated acts; always; ever; constantly; uniformly.
  53.   To make motionless; to put a stop to, as noise, motion, & c.; to calm; to lull; to silence.
  54.   marked by absence of sound; " a silent house"; " soundless footsteps on the grass"; " the night was still"
  55.   Comparatively quiet or silent; soft; gentle; low.
  56.   Uttering no sound; silent; as, the audience is still; the animals are still.
  57.   A house where liquors are distilled; a distillery.
  58.   To this time; nevertheless; always; after that.
  59.   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"
  60.   A distillery.
  61.   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"
  62.   make calm or still; " quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
  63.   cause to be quiet or not talk; " Please silence the children in the church!"
  64.   An apparatus for distilling liquids.
  65.   A vessel, boiler or copper used in the distillation of liquors.
  66.   Not effervescing; not sparkling; as, still wines.
  67.   Not disturbed by noise or agitation; quiet; calm; as, a still evening; a still atmosphere.
  68.   Stillness.
  69.   Free from disturbance.
  70.   not sparkling; " a still wine"; " still mineral water"
  71.   In an increasing or additional degree; even more; -- much used with comparatives.
  72.   Noiseless; quiet; silent; uttering no noise; motionless.
  73.   Notwithstanding.
  74.   Freedom from noise; calm; silence; as, the still of midnight.
  75.   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

Antonyms for still

provoke, delirium, raucous, windy, resounding, unquiet, itinerant, babel, twitch, enliven, furore, squirmy, clattering, budge, peripatetic, tempestuous, agitated, effectuate, fidget, rip-roaring, brawl, make, roistering, discordant, piercing, squally, dissonant, energize, vent, fury, squirm, promote, rackety, severe, wild, hasten, woolly, commove, spike, stormy, liven, errant, intemperate, charge, blare, twitchy, clattery, clangor, wiggly, jump-start, instigate, unleash, roar, rage, booming, uproarious, beget, angry, Squawking, moving, toss, invigorate, decibel, induce, clamor, Caterwauling, restless, writhe, peregrine, inclement, abet, bluster, louden, generate, furor, thunderous, wayfaring, Vociferating, vagrant, noise, discordance, squiggle, Romping, invoke, Dinning, create, nomad, extreme, breezy, wiggle, sonorous, wriggly, rowdy, unvocal, ringing, animated, draw on, ambulatory, crazy, gusty, arouse, frenzy, katzenjammer, ranging, Vociferant, cacophonous, jerky, tumultuous, unmelodious, bring about, locomote, excite, stentorian, fugitive, fast track, racket, stir, no more, roaring, yawping, turn on, running, nasty, hysteria, kindle, no longer, sparkling, blatant, unsettled, fever, fume, jouncy, vociferous, loud, clamant, noisy, thresh, catalyze, foul, agitate, incite, feverishness, jiggle, turbulent, engender, bruit, obstreperous, deafening, blustery, gallivanting, blaring, unmusical, Slam-bang, inharmonious, charge up, cacophony, blasting, wandering, fan, choppy, amp, plangent, rattle, chatter, stimulate, thrash, portable, brew, take out, clamorous, effervescent, mobile, Roaming, distraction, bumpy, fidgety, vitalize, deliriousness, boisterous, perambulatory, blowy, agitation, vivify, ambulant, bring, clangorous, Bowwow, foment, earsplitting, stir up, din, nomadic, accelerate, antsy, bring on, movable, thundering, rough, quicken, vagabond, rampage, juice up, flap, rouse, wriggle, yowling.

Quotes of still

  1. I still prefer the bebop of the '40s. The very stuff I started out with is still the best to me. I have come full circle. – Carla Bley
  2. I don't think children's inner feelings have changed. They still want a mother and father in the very same house; they want places to play. – Beverly Cleary
  3. You would go mad if you began to speculate about the impact your novel might have while you were still writing it. – Jonathan Coe
  4. Women still remember the first kiss after men have forgotten the last. – Remy de Gourmont
  5. And we love to dance, especially that new one called the Civil War Twist. The Northern part of you stands still while the Southern part tries to secede. – Dick Gregory
  6. Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out. – Oliver Wendell Holmes
  7. He may be president, but he still comes home and swipes my socks. – Joseph P. Kennedy
  8. I believed my story would be helpful to young women my daughter's age, who are still in the process of forming themselves as women, and in need of encouragement to remain true to themselves. – Joyce Maynard
  9. Still to this day I go back and listen to music that inspires me to write now. – Christina Milian
  10. I was born and raised in a small town in Maine, Waterville. I enjoyed living there- still do- and my goal in life was a fairly specific and focused one of practicing law in Maine. – George J. Mitchell
  11. Ultimately we may still ask, why can't humans design a perfect society? – Robert Shea
  12. When the dictators and the opportunists are gone, the cross will still stand before us and something in us will say, 'That is the real thing.' – Ralph W. Sockman
  13. However in countries outside of Japan I think game music is still a potential growth market that has not yet developed to the extent that we are seeing in Japan. – Nobuo Uematsu
  14. I outline fairly extensively because I'm usually dealing with real events. I don't need to give myself as much information as I used to, but I still like to have two pages of outline for every projected 100 pages of manuscript. – Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
  15. I hope before I am getting too old and when my mind is still functioning, I can tell some better stories. – Zhang Yimou

Usage examples for still

  1. “ " Yes, he is still here," the man said. ” – By Pike and Dyke: A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic by G.A. Henty
  2. Then she is still at Ramelton? ” – The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason
  3. You have plenty of time still – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen
  4. Then you do love me still Daisy? ” – The Parson O' Dumford by George Manville Fenn
  5. You can still just make it out. ” – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  6. Still she had been very glad to come home. ” – The Shepherd of the North by Richard Aumerle Maher
  7. That is still better! ” – The Amulet by Hendrik Conscience
  8. “ I still was young. ” – 54-40 or Fight by Emerson Hough
  9. Why was she still here? ” – The Branding Iron by Katharine Newlin Burt
  10. “ " Will it still be time? ” – The Lesser Bourgeoisie by Honore de Balzac
  11. “ I said one should go, and I say so still – Elder Conklin and Other Stories by Frank Harris
  12. It is Alfhild; she is still here! ” – Early Plays Catiline, The Warrior's Barrow, Olaf Liljekrans by Henrik Ibsen
  13. And don't you think then we have them still – Simon by J. Storer Clouston
  14. You still feel yourself alone. ” – Two Years in the French West Indies by Lafcadio Hearn
  15. Still I must have them. ” – Captain Dieppe by Anthony Hope
  16. Did he not still love Mathilde?... ” – Dr. Adriaan by Louis Couperus
  17. But does not he think of her still – Footsteps of Fate by Louis Couperus
  18. “ I can't work and talk, too; please be still can't you? ” – Dorothy at Oak Knowe by Evelyn Raymond
  19. He still wanted time. ” – The Road to Understanding by Eleanor H. Porter
  20. Still she heard nothing. ” – Jerusalem by Selma Lagerlöf

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