from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Free of sound.
- adj. Low in sound; hushed or subdued.
- adj. Not moving or in motion.
- adj. Free from disturbance, agitation, or commotion.
- adj. Free from a noticeable current: a still pond; still waters.
- adj. Not carbonated; lacking effervescence: a still wine.
- adj. Of or relating to a single or static photograph as opposed to a movie.
- n. Silence; quiet: the still of the night.
- n. A still photograph, especially one taken from a scene of a movie and used for promotional purposes.
- n. A still-life picture.
- adv. Without movement; motionlessly: stand still.
- adv. At the present time; for the present: We are still waiting.
- adv. Up to or at a specified time; yet: still had not made up her mind.
- adv. At a future time; eventually: may still see the error of his ways.
- adv. In increasing amount or degree; even: and still further complaints.
- adv. In addition; besides: had still another helping.
- adv. All the same; nevertheless.
- transitive v. To make still or tranquil.
- transitive v. To make quiet; silence.
- transitive v. To make motionless.
- transitive v. To allay; calm: The parents stilled their child's fears of the dark.
- intransitive v. To become still.
- idiom still and all Informal After taking everything into consideration; nevertheless; however: Still and all, our objective can be achieved.
- n. An apparatus for distilling liquids, such as alcohols, consisting of a vessel in which the substance is vaporized by heat and a cooling device in which the vapor is condensed.
- n. A distillery.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not moving; calm
- adj. Still having the stated quality
- adv. Up to a time, as in the preceding time.
- adv. to an even greater degree. Used to modify comparative adjectives or adverbs.
- adv. nevertheless
- adv. always; invariably; constantly; continuously.
- n. A period of calm or silence.
- n. A non-moving photograph. (The term is generally used only when it is necessary to distinguish from movies.)
- n. A resident of the Falkland Islands.
- n. a device for distilling liquids.
- n. a large water boiler used to make tea and coffee.
- n. the area in a restaurant used to make tea and coffee separate from main kitchen.
- v. to calm down, to quiet
- v. To trickle, drip.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Motionless; at rest; quiet.
- adj. Uttering no sound; silent.
- adj. Not disturbed by noise or agitation; quiet; calm.
- adj. Comparatively quiet or silent; soft; gentle; low.
- adj. Constant; continual.
- adj. Not effervescing; not sparkling.
- adv. To this time; until and during the time now present; now no less than before; yet.
- adv. In the future as now and before.
- adv. In continuation by successive or repeated acts; always; ever; constantly; uniformly.
- adv. In an increasing or additional degree; even more; -- much used with comparatives.
- adv. Notwithstanding what has been said or done; in spite of what has occured; nevertheless; -- sometimes used as a conjunction. See Synonym of But.
- adv. After that; after what is stated.
- n. Freedom from noise; calm; silence.
- n. A steep hill or ascent.
- n. 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.
- n. A house where liquors are distilled; a distillery.
- intransitive v. To drop, or flow in drops; to distill.
- transitive v. To stop, as motion or agitation; to cause to become quiet, or comparatively quiet; to check the agitation of.
- transitive v. To stop, as noise; to silence.
- transitive v. To appease; to calm; to quiet, as tumult, agitation, or excitement.
- transitive v. To cause to fall by drops.
- transitive v. To expel spirit from by heat, or to evaporate and condense in a refrigeratory; to distill.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Remaining in place; remaining at rest; motionless; quiet: as, to stand, sit, or lie still.
- Calm; tranquil; peaceful; undisturbed or unruffled: as, still waters run deep; a still night.
- Silent; quiet; calm; noiseless; hushed.
- Soft; low; subdued: as, a still small voice.
- Not sparkling or effervescing: said of wine, mineral water, and other beverages: contrasted with sparkling; by extension, having but little effervescence.
- Continual; constant.
- n. Calm; silence; freedom from noise.
- n. A still alarm.
- To make still; cause to be at rest; render calm, quiet, unruffled, or undisturbed; check or restrain; make peaceful or tranquil; quiet.
- To calm; appease; quiet or allay, as commotion, tumult, agitation, or excitement.
- To silence; quiet.
- Synonyms and To lull, pacify, tranquilize, smooth.
- To hush.
- To become calm or tranquil; grow quiet; be still.
- Quietly; silently; softly; peacefully.
- Constantly; continually; habitually; always; ever.
- Now as in the past; till now; to this time; now as then or as before; yet: as, he is still here.
- In an increased or increasing degree; beyond this (or that); even yet; in excess: used with comparatives or to form a comparative: as, still greater things were expected; still more numerous.
- For all that; all the same; nevertheless; notwithstanding this (or that).
- See loud.
- To drop; fall in drops. See distil.
- To drop, or cause to fall in drops.
- To expel, as spirit from liquor, by heat and condense in a refrigerator; distil. See distil.
- n. An apparatus for separating, by means of heat, volatile matters from substances containing them, and recondensing them into the liquid form.
- n. A house or works in which liquors are distilled; a distillery.
- n. In bleaching, a rectangular vessel made of slabs of freestone or flagstone with rabbeted and stemmed joints held together by long bolts, and provided with a steam-chamber below, and with a manhole for introducing the materials for making chlorid of manganese solution, called still-liquor.
- n. The wrought-iron still in which either coal-tar or wood-tar is in the crude state submitted to fractional distillation in order to separate the various useful products obtainable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (poetic) tranquil silence
- v. cause to be quiet or not talk
- n. a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation
- adv. to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons
- adv. without moving or making a sound
- adv. despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)
- n. a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
- n. 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
- adj. (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves
- adj. not in physical motion
- adv. with reference to action or condition; without change, interruption, or cessation
- adj. 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
- adj. marked by absence of sound
- v. make motionless
- v. make calm or still
- adj. not sparkling
- v. lessen the intensity of or calm
- adj. free from noticeable current
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The following is an extract of a letter from a gentleman, a native and still a resident of one of the slave states, and _still a slaveholder_.
QUOTATION: Disguise thyself as thou wilt, still, Slavery, said I, still thou art a bitter draught.
And the raven never flitting, still is sitting, _still_ is sitting,
And the Raven, never flitting, still is sitting, _still_ is sitting
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