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stationary

sta·tion·ar·y

stationary

 
 
pronunciation:
steI sh neI ri
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Homophone Note, Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not moving; still.
a stationary car
synonyms:
immobile, motionless, still, unmoving
antonyms:
moving
similar words:
calm, fixed, inactive, sedentary, standing, static, stock-still
definition 2: not movable; fixed.
synonyms:
fixed, immobile, immovable
antonyms:
mobile
similar words:
anchored, fast, firm, frozen, inert, moored, riveted, secure, set, solid, stable, steady
definition 3: unchanging in condition; static.
synonyms:
constant, immutable, static, unchanging
antonyms:
variable
similar words:
even, firm, fixed, frozen, invariable, permanent, set, stable, steady, uniform, unwavering
definition 4: settled in one place.
antonyms:
shifting
similar words:
permanent, sedentary, settled, stable
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part of speech: noun
inflections: stationaries
definition: a person or thing that is fixed, still, or unchanging.
synonyms:
fixture
derivation: stationarily (adv.)
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word stationery (writing paper)? Stationary and stationery sound alike but have different meanings.
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