What does still mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. still(noun)

    a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)

    "he wanted some stills for a magazine ad"

  2. hush, stillness, still(noun)

    (poetic) tranquil silence

    "the still of the night"

  3. still(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

  4. distillery, still(adj)

    a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation

  5. inactive, motionless, static, still(adj)

    not in physical motion

    "the inertia of an object at rest"

  6. silent, soundless, still(adj)

    marked by absence of sound

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

  7. placid, quiet, still, tranquil, smooth, unruffled(adj)

    (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves

    "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"; "unruffled water"

  8. still(adj)

    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. still, noneffervescent(adj)

    not sparkling

    "a still wine"; "still mineral water"

  10. still(verb)

    free from noticeable current

    "a still pond"; "still waters run deep"

  11. calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still(verb)

    make calm or still

    "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"

  12. hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up(verb)

    cause to be quiet or not talk

    "Please silence the children in the church!"

  13. still, allay, relieve, ease(verb)

    lessen the intensity of or calm

    "The news eased my conscience"; "still the fears"

  14. still(adverb)

    make motionless

  15. still(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?"

  16. however, nevertheless, withal, still, yet, all the same, even so, nonetheless, notwithstanding(adverb)

    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"

  17. even, yet, still(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"

  18. still, stock-still(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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Still(adverb)

    motionless; at rest; quiet; as, to stand still; to lie or sit still

    Etymology: [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.]

  2. Still(adverb)

    uttering no sound; silent; as, the audience is still; the animals are still

    Etymology: [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.]

  3. Still(adverb)

    not disturbed by noise or agitation; quiet; calm; as, a still evening; a still atmosphere

    Etymology: [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.]

  4. Still(adverb)

    comparatively quiet or silent; soft; gentle; low

    Etymology: [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.]

  5. Still(adverb)

    constant; continual

    Etymology: [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.]

  6. Still(adverb)

    not effervescing; not sparkling; as, still wines

    Etymology: [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.]

  7. Still(noun)

    freedom from noise; calm; silence; as, the still of midnight

    Etymology: [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.]

  8. Still(noun)

    a steep hill or ascent

    Etymology: [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.]

  9. Still(adj)

    to this time; until and during the time now present; now no less than before; yet

    Etymology: [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.]

  10. Still(adj)

    in the future as now and before

    Etymology: [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.]

  11. Still(adj)

    in continuation by successive or repeated acts; always; ever; constantly; uniformly

    Etymology: [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.]

  12. Still(adj)

    in an increasing or additional degree; even more; -- much used with comparatives

    Etymology: [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.]

  13. Still(adj)

    notwithstanding what has been said or done; in spite of what has occured; nevertheless; -- sometimes used as a conjunction. See Synonym of But

    Etymology: [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.]

  14. Still(adj)

    after that; after what is stated

    Etymology: [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.]

  15. Still(adj)

    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

    Etymology: [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.]

  16. Still(adj)

    to stop, as noise; to silence

    Etymology: [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.]

  17. Still(adj)

    to appease; to calm; to quiet, as tumult, agitation, or excitement; as, to still the passions

    Etymology: [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.]

  18. Still

    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

    Etymology: [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.]

  19. Still

    a house where liquors are distilled; a distillery

    Etymology: [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.]

  20. Still(verb)

    to cause to fall by drops

    Etymology: [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.]

  21. Still(verb)

    to expel spirit from by heat, or to evaporate and condense in a refrigeratory; to distill

    Etymology: [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.]

  22. Still(verb)

    to drop, or flow in drops; to distill

    Etymology: [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.]

Freebase

  1. Still

    A still is an apparatus used to distill miscible or immiscible liquid mixtures by heating to selectively boil and then cooling to condense the vapor. Stills have been used to produce perfume and medicine, Water for Injection for pharmaceutical use, generally to separate and purify different chemicals, and most famously, to produce distilled beverages containing ethyl alcohol.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Still

    stil, adj. silent: motionless: calm, subdued: not sparkling or effervescing: constant.—v.t. to quiet: to silence: to appease: to restrain.—adv. always, constantly: nevertheless, for all that: even yet: after that.—n. calm.—n. Still′-birth, the state of being still-born: anything born without life.—adj. Still′-born, dead when born.—ns. Still′er, one who stills or quiets; Still′-life, the class of pictures representing inanimate objects; Still′ness; Still′-room, an apartment where liquors, preserves, and the like are kept, and where tea, &c., is prepared for the table: a housekeeper's pantry; Still′-stand (Shak.), absence of motion.—adj. Still′y, still: quiet: calm.—adv. silently: gently. [A.S. stille, firm; Dut. stil, Ger. still.]

  2. Still

    stil, v.t. to cause to fall by drops: to distil.—n. an apparatus for distillation, consisting essentially of a vessel in which the liquid to be distilled is placed, the vapour being conducted by means of a head or neck to the condenser or worm, where it is cooled by water or other means, and again forms liquid.—adj. Still′iform, drop-shaped. [L. stillāre, to cause to drop—stilla, a drop, or simply a contr. for distil, like sport from disport.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'still' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #116

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'still' in Written Corpus Frequency: #169

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'still' in Adverbs Frequency: #17

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'still' in Adjectives Frequency: #457

Anagrams for still »

  1. Lilts

  2. Tills

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of still in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of still in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of still in a Sentence

  1. Afshin Sadeghizadeh:

    The way women dress and look is still one of the red lines in the Islamic Republic, the brands going to Iran should be ready to face resistance from conservatives or even get shut down and expelled from Iran.

  2. Sam Therrell:

    I'm very worried and have been for a long time, obviously she's still in grief over Alice's death. I worry that she's given up, perhaps.

  3. Stefan Wilkens:

    In the long-term we are very positive about the Russian market, russia still has a low containerisation level.

  4. Julie Montagu:

    The biggest piece of advice I would give Meghan… stay American, keep your American roots, keep your American accent… Don’t let the weather bring you down. It’s easy to do. And still have that high energy because that is what… I really feel that the English love about Americans. Our optimism, our energy, our go-getting attitude. And the cup is always half-full for us… Keep that and stay rooted in your American traditions and culture.

  5. Michael Ahrens:

    The RNC is committed to holding a safe convention that fully complies with local health regulations in place at the time, the event is still almost two months away, and we are planning to offer health precautions including but not limited to temperature checks, available PPE, aggressive sanitizing protocols, and available Covid-19 testing.

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Translations for still

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  • رغم ذلك, الى الأن, لا يزال, مع ذلكArabic
  • һаман, һаман даBashkir
  • quiet, encaraCatalan, Valencian
  • i tak, ještě, stále, stálýCzech
  • stadigDanish
  • still, noch, trotzdem, dennoch, doch, Destillierapparat, DestillierkolbenGerman
  • ankoraŭEsperanto
  • aún, instantánea, alambique, sin embargo, todavía, alquitara, quieta, quieto, no obstanteSpanish
  • paigalEstonian
  • باز هم, هنوز, آرامPersian
  • vielä, jakso, pysäytyskuva, liikkumaton, yhä, edelleen, silti, stilliFinnish
  • immobile, photogramme, calme, encore, néanmoins, calmerFrench
  • i gcónaí, fós, ar fadIrish
  • alambiqueGalician
  • לַמְרוֹת זֹאתHebrew
  • फिर भीHindi
  • még, csendes, nyugodt, mégsem, mégis, mozdulatlanHungarian
  • դեռ, անշարժArmenian
  • toteviaInterlingua
  • masihIndonesian
  • ankoreIdo
  • tuttora, ancora, ancora piùItalian
  • עוֹדHebrew
  • 依然として, 更に, それでも, まだ, 静寂, 蒸留器, 凪, スチール, 静止した, 止まる, より, 静けさ, もっと, スチル, 静止画, 静まるJapanese
  • სიმშვიდე, შტილიGeorgian
  • 아직, 여전히Korean
  • به‌ڵام, هێشتاKurdish
  • tamen, immobilis, etiamnunc, adhuc, adhunc, eatimnunc, eatimnum, etiamnum, etiamLatin
  • stëllLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • vēl, arvien vēl, joprojāmLatvian
  • piropiroMāori
  • сè уште, мирен, уште по-, сепак, смирува, успокојуваMacedonian
  • masihMalay
  • toch, distilleerderij, nog, stil, nog steeds, distilleerapparaatDutch
  • enno, endå, framleis, ennåNorwegian Nynorsk
  • destillasjonsapparat, stille, ennå, likevel, fremdeles, enda, roeNorwegian
  • wciąż, nadalPolish
  • ainda, mesmo assim, ainda assim, imóvel, paradoPortuguese
  • încăRomanian
  • штиль, перегонный куб, ещё, всё-таки, всё ещё, тем не менее, неподвижный, всё же, дистиллятор, успокаивать, успокоить, угомонитьRussian
  • unatoč, nepomičnoSerbo-Croatian
  • stále, ešte, aj tak, i napriek tomu, ešte viac, nadalejSlovak
  • šèSlovene
  • ändå, stilla, vindstilla, hembränningsapparat, bleke, lönnbränningsapparat, ännu, stillbild, än, fortfarande, tystnad, destilleringsapparat, stillestånd, destillator, stillhet, destillationsapparat, trots, lugna, lugna nerSwedish
  • இன்னும்Tamil
  • ఇంకాTelugu
  • นิ่งThai
  • hâlâTurkish
  • досіUkrainian
  • ابھی تکUrdu
  • cònVietnamese

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