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?"

Related terms: no_longer
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
Synonyms: yet even

"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"

Related terms: nonmoving
5. [ adverb ] without moving or making a sound
Synonyms: stock-still

"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
Synonyms: silent soundless

"a silent house" "soundless footsteps on the grass" "the night was still"

Related terms: quiet
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"

Related terms: calm
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"

Related terms: moving
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"

Related terms: photograph
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"

Related terms: standing
13. [ noun ] (poetic) tranquil silence
Synonyms: stillness hush

"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
Synonyms: noneffervescent

"a still wine" "still mineral water"

Related terms: sparkling
17. [ verb ] make motionless
Related terms: change
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
Synonyms: distillery
Related terms: plant brewery winery Coffey_still distill
Similar spelling:   stilly