HyperDic: still

English > 18 senses of the word still:
ADVERBallstillwith reference to action or condition
allstill, however, nevertheless, withal, yet, all the same, even so, nonetheless, notwithstanding, at the same timedespite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession / concession)
allstill, even, yetto a greater degree or extent
allstill, stock-stillwithout moving or making a sound
ADJECTIVEallstill, inactive, motionless, staticnot in physical motion / motion
allstill, silent, soundlessmarked by absence of sound
allstill, placid, quiet, tranquil, smooth, unruffled(of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves
allstillused of pictures / pictures
allstill, noneffervescentnot sparkling
allstillfree from noticeable / noticeable current
NOUNartifactstilla static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
attributestill, hush, stillness(poetic) tranquil silence
artifactstillan apparatus used for the distillation of liquids / liquids
artifactstill, distillerya plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation
VERBemotionstill, calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lullmake calm or still
changestill, hush, quieten, silence, shut up, hush upcause to be quiet or not talk / talk
emotionstill, allay, relieve, easelessen the intensity of or calm
changestillmake motionless
still > pronunciation
Soundsstih'l
RhymesAdvil ... zill: 103 rhymes with ihl...
English > still: 18 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot in physical motion / motion.
Synonymsinactive, motionless, static
Broadernonmoving, unmovingnot in motion
Spanishestático, inactivo, inmóvil, parado, quedo, quieto
Catalanestàtic, immòbil, inactiu, parat, quiet
Nounsstillnessa state of no motion / motion or movement
Adverbsstillwithout moving or making a sound
English > still: 18 senses > adjective 2
Meaningmarked by absence of sound.
Example "the night was still"
Synonymssilent, soundless
BroaderquietFree of noise or uproar
Spanishsilencioso
Catalaninsonor
Nounsstillness(poetic) tranquil silence
English > still: 18 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves.
Example "scarcely a ripple on the still water"
Synonymsplacid, quiet, tranquil, smooth, unruffled
Broadercalm(of weather) free from storm or wind
Spanishapacible, calmado, calmo, plácido, quieto, sereno, sosegado, tranquilo
Catalanassossegat, calmat, plàcid, quiet, serè, tranquil
Nounsstillnesscalmness without winds
English > still: 18 senses > adjective 4
MeaningUsed of pictures / pictures; of a single or static photograph not presented so as to create the illusion of motion / motion; or representing objects not capable of motion / motion.
Examples
  • "a still photograph"
  • "Cezanne's still life of apples"
OppositemovingUsed of a series of photographs presented so as to create the illusion of motion
Spanishestático
Nounsstillnessa state of no motion / motion or movement
English > still: 18 senses > adjective 5
Meaningnot sparkling.
Examples
  • "a still wine"
  • "still mineral water"
Synonymnoneffervescent
Oppositesparkling, effervescentUsed of wines and waters
Spanishno efervescente, quieto, sin gas
English > still: 18 senses > adjective 6
MeaningFree from noticeable / noticeable current.
Examples
  • "a still pond"
  • "still waters run deep"
Broaderstanding(of fluids) not moving or flowing
Nounsstillnesscalmness without winds
stillnessa state of no motion / motion or movement
English > still: 18 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes).
Example"he wanted some stills for a magazine ad"
Broaderphotograph, photo, exposure, picture, picA representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide
Spanishfotograma
Catalanfotograma
English > still: 18 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaning(poetic) tranquil silence.
Example"the still of the night"
Synonymshush, stillness
Categorypoetry, poesy, verseliterature in metrical form
Broadersilence, quietThe absence of sound
Spanishcalma, quietud, silencio, tranquilidad
Catalancalma, quietud, tranquil·litat
Verbsstillcause to be quiet or not talk / talk
stillmake calm or still
stilllessen the intensity of or calm
English > still: 18 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningAn apparatus used for the distillation of liquids / liquids; consists of a vessel in which a substance is vaporized by heat and a condenser where the vapor is condensed.
PartscondenserAn apparatus that converts vapor into liquid / liquid
retortA vessel where substances are distilled or decomposed by heat
NarrowerCoffey stillA still consisting of an apparatus for the fractional distillation of ethanol from fermentation on an industrial scale
Broaderapparatus, setupequipment designed to serve a specific function
English > still: 18 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation.
Synonymdistillery
PartsCoffey stillA still consisting of an apparatus for the fractional distillation of ethanol from fermentation on an industrial scale
Broaderplant, works, industrial plantbuildings for carrying on industrial labor
Spanishalcoholera, destilatorio, destilería
Catalandestil·leria, destilleria, fassina
English > still: 18 senses > adverb 1
MeaningWith reference to action or condition; without change, interruption, or cessation.
Examples
  • "it's still warm outside"
  • "will you still love me when we're old and grey?"
Oppositeno longer, no morenot now
Spanishtodavía
English > still: 18 senses > adverb 2
MeaningDespite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession / concession).
Example "granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go"
Synonymshowever, nevertheless, withal, yet, all the same, even so, nonetheless, notwithstanding, at the same time
Spanishno obstante
Catalande tota manera, nogensmenys, no obstant això, no obstant, tanmateix, tot i això
English > still: 18 senses > adverb 3
MeaningTo a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons.
Examples
  • "an even (or still) more interesting problem"
  • "still another problem must be solved"
Synonymseven, yet
Spanishaún, peor, todavía, ya
English > still: 18 senses > adverb 4
MeaningWithout moving or making a sound.
Examples
  • "he sat still as a statue"
  • "time stood still"
  • "they waited stock-still outside the door"
  • "he couldn't hold still any longer"
Synonymstock-still
Spanishestáticamente
Adjectivesstillnot in physical motion / motion
English > still: 18 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningmake calm or still.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymscalm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull
Narrowercomposecalm (someone, especially oneself)
lullcalm by deception
pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntleCause to be more favorably inclined
reassure, assureCause to feel sure
Broadercomfort, soothe, console, solaceGive moral or emotional strength to
Oppositeagitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge upCause to be agitated, excited, or roused
Spanishaquietar, callar, calmar, serenar, tranquilizar
Catalanaquietar, asserenar, calmar, tranquil·litzar
Nounsstill(poetic) tranquil silence
English > still: 18 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningCause to be quiet or not talk / talk.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymshush, quieten, silence, shut up, hush up
Cause tohushBecome quiet or still
Narrowergag, muzzleprevent from speaking out
lull, calm downBecome quiet or less intensive
shout downsilence or overwhelm by shouting
shushsilence (someone) by uttering 'shush!'
Broadersuppress, stamp down, subdue, conquerTo put down by force or authority
OppositeloudenCause to become loud
Similar toquieten, hush, quiet, quiesce, quiet down, pipe downBecome quiet or quieter
Spanishacallar, callar, calmar, silenciar
Catalanapaivagar, aquietar, assossegar, callar, calmar, emmudir, silenciar
Nounsstill(poetic) tranquil silence
English > still: 18 senses > verb 3, emotion
Meaninglessen the intensity of or calm.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThe good news will still her
Example "still the fears"
Synonymsallay, relieve, ease
NarrowerabreactDischarge bad feelings or tension through verbalization
Broadercomfort, soothe, console, solaceGive moral or emotional strength to
Spanishaliviar, apaciguar, aquietar, calmar, disipar, laxar, salvar, tranquilizar
Catalanalleugerir, alleujar, calmar, dissipar, laxar, salvar, tranquil·litzar
Nounsstill(poetic) tranquil silence
English > still: 18 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningmake motionless.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishinmobilizar

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