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Definitions of still

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

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