HyperDic: stagnate

English > 4 senses of the word stagnate:
VERBstativestagnatestand still
stativestagnatecause to stagnate
stativestagnatecease to flow
socialstagnate, idle, laze, slugbe idle
stagnate > pronunciation
Soundsstae'gney.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > stagnate: 4 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningstand still.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"Industry will stagnate if we do not stimulate our economy"
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishestancarse, paralizarse, rebalsarse
Catalanembassar-se, engorgar-se, estancar-se
Adjectivesstagnantnot growing or changing
Nounsstagnationa state of inactivity (in business or art etc)
English > stagnate: 4 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningCause to stagnate.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"There are marshes that stagnate the waters"
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Similar tostagnateCease to flow
Catalanestancar
Adjectivesstagnantnot circulating or flowing
Nounsstagnationa state of inactivity (in business or art etc)
stagnation, stagnancyinactivity of liquids / liquids
English > stagnate: 4 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningCease to flow; stand without moving.
PatternSomething ----s
Example "blood stagnates in the capillaries"
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Similar tostagnateCause to stagnate
Spanishestancarse, estancar, rebalsarse
Catalanembassar-se, engorgar-se, estancar-se, estancar
Adjectivesstagnantnot circulating or flowing
Nounsstagnation, stagnancyinactivity of liquids / liquids
English > stagnate: 4 senses > verb 4, social
MeaningBe idle; exist in a changeless situation.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"
Synonymsidle, laze, slug
Narrowerbum, bum around, bum about, arse around, arse about, fuck off, loaf, frig around, waste one's time, lounge around, loll, loll around, lounge aboutBe lazy or idle
daydream, moonHave dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake
lie about, lie aroundhang around idly
moon, moon around, moon onBe idle in a listless or dreamy way
ride the bench, warm the benchBe out of the game / game / game
OppositeworkExert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
Spanishgandulear, haraganear, holgazanear
Catalangandulejar, mandrejar
Nounsstagnation, stagnancya state of inactivity (in business or art etc)

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