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Definition of Still


  1. Motionless; at rest; quiet; as, to stand still; to lie or sit still.
  2. Uttering no sound; silent; as, the audience is still; the animals are still.
  3. Not disturbed by noise or agitation; quiet; calm; as, a still evening; a still atmosphere.
  4. Comparatively quiet or silent; soft; gentle; low.
  5. Constant; continual.
  6. Not effervescing; not sparkling; as, still wines.
  7. Freedom from noise; calm; silence; as, the still of midnight.
  8. A steep hill or ascent.
  9. To this time; until and during the time now present; now no less than before; yet.
  10. In the future as now and before.
  11. In continuation by successive or repeated acts; always; ever; constantly; uniformly.
  12. In an increasing or additional degree; even more; -- much used with comparatives.
  13. Notwithstanding what has been said or done; in spite of what has occured; nevertheless; -- sometimes used as a conjunction. See Synonym of But.
  14. After that; after what is stated.
  15. To stop, as motion or agitation; to cause to become quiet, or comparatively quiet; to check the agitation of; as, to still the raging sea.
  16. To stop, as noise; to silence.
  17. To appease; to calm; to quiet, as tumult, agitation, or excitement; as, to still the passions.
  18. A vessel, boiler, or copper used in the distillation of liquids; specifically, one used for the distillation of alcoholic liquors; a retort. The name is sometimes applied to the whole apparatus used in in vaporization and condensation.
  19. A house where liquors are distilled; a distillery.
  20. To cause to fall by drops.
  21. To expel spirit from by heat, or to evaporate and condense in a refrigeratory; to distill.
  22. To drop, or flow in drops; to distill.
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Still Translations

still in Afrikaans is nog
still in Danish is endnu
still in Dutch is nog
still in French is encore, alambic, droite
still in German is noch, noch, still, doch, unbewegt, dennoch, ruhig
still in Latin is atqui, etiamnun, tamen, placidus, adhuc, silens
still in Portuguese is ainda