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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.

Still Quotations

Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward. - Victor Kiam
Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward.
Victor Kiam

To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders. - Lao Tzu
To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.
Lao Tzu

Fear keeps us focused on the past or worried about the future. If we can acknowledge our fear, we can realize that right now we are okay. Right now, today, we are still alive, and our bodies are working marvelously. Our eyes can still see the beautiful sky. Our ears can still hear the voices of our loved ones.
Thich Nhat Hanh

Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.
Pope John XXIII

Racism is still with us. But it is up to us to prepare our children for what they have to meet, and, hopefully, we shall overcome.
Rosa Parks
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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
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