still: Meaning and Definition of
— adj., n., adv., conj., v. -er, -est,
- remaining in place or at rest; motionless; stationary: to stand still.
- free from sound or noise, as a place or persons; silent: to keep still about a matter.
- subdued or low in sound; hushed: a still, small voice.
- free from turbulence or commotion; peaceful; tranquil; calm: the still air.
- without waves or perceptible current; not flowing, as water.
- not effervescent or sparkling, as wine.
- noting, pertaining to, or used for making single photographs, as opposed to a motion picture.
- stillness or silence: the still of the night.
- a single photographic print, as one of the frames of a motion-picture film.
- at this or that time; as previously: Are you still here?
- up to this or that time; as yet: A day before departure we were still lacking an itinerary.
- in the future as in the past: Objections will still be made.
- even; in addition; yet (used to emphasize a comparative): still more complaints; still greater riches.
- even then; yet; nevertheless: to be rich and still crave more.
- without sound or movement; quietly: Sit still!
- at or to a greater distance or degree.
- steadily; constantly; always.
- and yet; but yet; nevertheless: It was futile, still they fought.
- nonetheless; even with everything considered: Even though you dislike us, still and all you should be polite.
- to silence or hush (sounds, voices, etc.).
- to calm, appease, or allay: to still a craving.
- to quiet, subdue, or cause to subside (waves, winds, commotion, tumult, passion, pain, etc.).
- to become still or quiet.
- a distilling apparatus, consisting of a vessel in which a liquid is heated and vaporized and a cooling device or coil for condensing the vapor.
- a distillery.
- to distill.
- 1828–1917, U.S. founder of osteopathy.
- 1895–1978, U.S. composer.
- still (Thesaurus)