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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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Antonyms for still

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

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. 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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