Synonyms of still


1. still, photograph, photo, exposure, picture, pic

usage: a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes); "he wanted some stills for a magazine ad"

2. hush, stillness, still, silence, quiet

usage: (poetic) tranquil silence; "the still of the night"

3. still, apparatus, setup

usage: 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 vapor is condensed

4. distillery, still, plant, works, industrial plant

usage: a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation


1. calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still, comfort, soothe, console, solace

usage: make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"

2. hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up, suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb

usage: cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!"

3. still, allay, relieve, ease, comfort, soothe, console, solace

usage: lessen the intensity of or calm; "The news eased my conscience"; "still the fears"

4. still, change, alter, modify

usage: make motionless


1. inactive, motionless, static, still, nonmoving (vs. moving), unmoving

usage: not in physical motion; "the inertia of an object at rest"

2. silent, soundless, still, quiet (vs. noisy)

usage: marked by absence of sound; "a silent house"; "soundless footsteps on the grass"; "the night was still"

3. placid, quiet, still, tranquil, smooth, unruffled, calm (vs. stormy)

usage: (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves; "a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay"; "the quiet waters of a lagoon"; "a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky"; "a smooth channel crossing"; "scarcely a ripple on the still water"; "unruffled water"

4. still (vs. moving)

usage: 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"; "Cezanne's still life of apples"

5. still (vs. sparkling), noneffervescent

usage: not sparkling; "a still wine"; "still mineral water"

6. still, standing(prenominal) (vs. running)

usage: free from noticeable current; "a still pond"; "still waters run deep"


1. still

usage: 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. however, nevertheless, withal, still, yet, all the same, even so, nonetheless, notwithstanding

usage: despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession); "although I'm a little afraid, however I'd like to try it"; "while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed"; "he was a stern yet fair master"; "granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go"

3. even, yet, still

usage: to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons; "looked sick and felt even worse"; "an even (or still) more interesting problem"; "still another problem must be solved"; "a yet sadder tale"

4. still, stock-still

usage: 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"

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