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Verb: stagnate  'stag,neyt
  1. Stand still
    "Industry will stagnate if we do not stimulate our economy"
     
  2. Cause to stagnate
    "There are marshes that stagnate the waters"
     
  3. Cease to flow; stand without moving
    "Stagnating waters"; "blood stagnates in the capillaries"
     
  4. Be idle; exist in a changeless situation
    "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch";
    - idle, laze, slug

Derived forms: stagnating, stagnated, stagnates

Type of: be, change