|1.||[ adverb ] 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?"
|2.||[ adverb ] despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)|
|Synonyms:||however nevertheless nonetheless even_so notwithstanding all_the_same withal yet|
"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"
|3.||[ adverb ] 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"
|4.||[ adjective ] not in physical motion|
|Synonyms:||motionless at_rest static inactive|
"the inertia of an object at rest"
|5.||[ adverb ] 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"
|Related terms:||at_rest at_rest|
|6.||[ adjective ] marked by absence of sound|
"a silent house" "soundless footsteps on the grass" "the night was still"
|7.||[ adjective ] free from disturbance|
|Synonyms:||placid quiet tranquil unruffled|
"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"
|8.||[ adjective ] 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"
|9.||[ noun ] (photography) a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)|
"he wanted some stills for a magazine ad"
|10.||[ verb ] cause to be quiet or not talk|
|Synonyms:||silence shut_up hush hush_up quieten|
"Please silence the children in the church!"
|Related terms:||louden suppress dampen lull gag shush shout_down whitewash hush silence silence muteness hush silencer hush|
|11.||[ verb ] make calm or still|
|Synonyms:||calm quiet tranquillise tranquillize tranquilize lull quieten calm_down|
"quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
|Related terms:||agitate comfort reassure pacify lull compose hush repose|
|12.||[ adjective ] free from noticeable current|
"a still pond" "still waters run deep"
|13.||[ noun ] (poetic) tranquil silence|
"the still of the night"
|Related terms:||silence poetry calm hush hush|
|14.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2763|
|15.||[ noun ] 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|
|Related terms:||apparatus Coffey_still retort condenser|
|16.||[ adjective ] not sparkling|
"a still wine" "still mineral water"
|17.||[ verb ] make motionless|
|18.||[ conjunction ] conjunction, adverb used as a conjunction|
|Synonyms:||however nevertheless yet but|
|19.||[ verb ] lessen the intensity of or calm|
|Synonyms:||relieve ease allay|
"The news eased my conscience" "still the fears"
|Related terms:||comfort abreact relief hush allayer|
|20.||[ noun ] (business) a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation|
|Related terms:||plant brewery winery Coffey_still distill|