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Adverb: still  stil
  1. 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?"
  2. Despite anything to the contrary (usually preceding a concession)
    "granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go";
    - however, nevertheless, withal [archaic], yet, all the same, even so, nonetheless, notwithstanding, at the same time, even if, be that as it may
  3. To a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons
    "an still more interesting problem"; "still another problem must be solved";
    - even, yet
  4. 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";
    - stock-still
Adjective: still (stiller,stillest)  stil
  1. Not in physical motion
    - inactive, motionless, static
  2. Marked by absence of sound
    "the night was still";
    - silent, soundless
  3. 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"; "C├ęzanne's still life of apples"
  4. Not sparkling
    "still mineral water"; "a still wine";
    - noneffervescent
  5. (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves
    "scarcely a ripple on the still water";
    - placid, quiet, tranquil, smooth, unruffled
  6. Free from noticeable current
    "a still pond"; "still waters run deep"
Noun: still  stil
  1. A static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
    "he wanted some stills for a magazine ad"
  2. (poetic) tranquil silence
    "the still of the night";
    - hush, stillness
  3. 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 vapour is condensed
  4. A plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation
    - distillery
Verb: still  stil
  1. Make calm or still
    "still the dragons of worry and fear";
    - calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize [N. Amer], tranquillize, tranquillise [Brit], quieten [Brit], lull
  2. Cause to be quiet or not talk
    "Please still the children in the church!";
    - hush, quieten [Brit], silence, shut up, hush up
  3. Lessen the intensity of or calm
    "still the fears";
    - allay, relieve, ease
  4. Make motionless

Derived forms: stilling, stills, stillest, stilled, stiller

See also: calm, gloss over, nonmoving, quiet, standing, unmoving

Type of: alter, apparatus, change, comfort, conquer, console, exposure, industrial plant, modify, photo, photograph, pic [informal], piccy [informal], picture, plant, quiet, setup, silence, solace, soothe, stamp down, subdue, suppress, works

Antonym: moving, no more

Encyclopedia: Still, Still the Night