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still1

still1

 
 
pronunciation:
stIl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, adverb, conjunction, verb
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: stiller, stillest
definition 1: not moving.
We were told to be still.
synonyms:
static, stationary
antonyms:
moving
similar words:
calm, inert, motionless, quiet, standing, stopped, stuck
definition 2: making or having no sound; silent.
The room was still after everyone left.
synonyms:
silent
antonyms:
noisy
similar words:
dumb, mute, quiet
definition 3: quiet; calm.
They sat by the still lake and watched the sun set.
synonyms:
calm, placid, tranquil
antonyms:
windy
similar words:
peaceful, quiet, serene, smooth
 
part of speech: noun
definition: calm; quiet; silence.
In the still of the night, she walked in the moonlight.
synonyms:
calm, quiet, silence
antonyms:
hubbub, noise
 
part of speech: adverb
inflections: stiller, stillest
definition 1: neither moving nor making sound.
He sat still and waited for her call.
definition 2: at a particular time; as before; yet.
They still live with their parents.
similar words:
as yet
definition 3: despite that.
He may be sick, but he still needs to exercise.
synonyms:
nevertheless
similar words:
all the same, however
definition 4: to an even greater degree.
Fame is good, but fortune is better still.
synonyms:
yet
similar words:
even
 
part of speech: conjunction
definition: and yet.
We were full; still, we wanted dessert.
synonyms:
yet
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: stilled, stilling, stills
definition 1: to cause to be quiet.
She stilled the class by raising her hand.
synonyms:
hush, moderate, quiet
antonyms:
agitate, stir
similar words:
abate, calm, dampen, deaden, diminish, dull, pacify, silence, smooth, temper
definition 2: to cause to stop moving.
He stilled his bicycle at the corner.
synonyms:
stop
similar words:
check, curb, interrupt, muffle, mute, restrain, settle
definition 3: to become still.
The lake stilled after the storm.
synonyms:
calm, hush, quiet
similar words:
abate, diminish, lessen, lull, soften, subside
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