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still



I - noun
1. a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes) (Freq. 2)
- he wanted some stills for a magazine ad
Hypernyms:
photograph, photo, exposure, picture, pic
2. (poetic) tranquil silence
- the still of the night
Syn:
hush, stillness
Derivationally related forms:
still (for: stillness), hush (for: hush)
Topics:
poetry, poesy, verse
Hypernyms:
silence, quiet
3. 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
Hypernyms:
apparatus, setup
Hyponyms:
Coffey still
Part Meronyms:
condenser, retort
4. a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation
Syn:
distillery
Derivationally related forms:
distill (for: distillery)
Hypernyms:
plant, works, industrial plant
Hyponyms:
winery, wine maker
Part Meronyms:
Coffey still

II - verb
1. cause to be quiet or not talk (Freq. 1)
- Please silence the children in the church!
Syn:
hush, quieten, silence, shut up, hush up
Ant:
louden (for: quieten)
See Also:
hush up (for: hush)
Derivationally related forms:
silence (for: silence), silencer (for: silence), hush (for: hush)
Hypernyms:
suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb
Hyponyms:
shush, lull, calm down, shout down, gag, muzzle
Verb Group:
quieten, hush, quiet, quiesce, quiet down, pipe down
Cause:
hush
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody
2. make calm or still (Freq. 1)
- quiet the dragons of worry and fear
Syn:
calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize,
tranquillise, quieten, lull
Ant:
agitate (for: calm)
Derivationally related forms:
lull (for: lull), tranquilizer (for: tranquilize), quiet (for: quiet)
Hypernyms:
comfort, soothe, console, solace
Hyponyms:
lull, compose, pacify, lenify, conciliate,
assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle,
reassure, assure
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody
3. lessen the intensity of or calm
- The news eased my conscience
- still the fears
Syn:
allay, relieve, ease
Derivationally related forms:
ease (for: ease), easement (for: ease), reliever (for: relieve), allayer (for: allay)
Hypernyms:
comfort, soothe, console, solace
Hyponyms:
abreact
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
- The good news will still her
4. make motionless
Hypernyms:
change, alter, modify
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody

III - adjective
1. not in physical motion (Freq. 16)
- the inertia of an object at rest
Syn:
inactive, motionless, static
Similar to:
nonmoving, unmoving
Derivationally related forms:
stillness, motionlessness (for: motionless), inactivity (for: inactive)
2. marked by absence of sound (Freq. 9)
- a silent house
- soundless footsteps on the grass
- the night was still
Syn:
silent, soundless
Similar to:
quiet
Derivationally related forms:
stillness, soundlessness (for: soundless), silence (for: silent)
3. (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves (Freq. 3)
- a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay
- the quiet waters of a lagoon
- a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky
- a smooth channel crossing
- scarcely a ripple on the still water
- unruffled water
Syn:
placid, quiet, tranquil, smooth, unruffled
Similar to:
calm
Derivationally related forms:
smoothness (for: smooth), tranquility (for: tranquil), tranquillity (for: tranquil), stillness, quietness (for: quiet), placidness (for: placid)
4. 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 (Freq. 2)
- a still photograph
- Cezanne's still life of apples
Ant:
moving
Derivationally related forms:
stillness
5. not sparkling
- a still wine
- still mineral water
Syn:
noneffervescent
Ant:
sparkling
6. free from noticeable current
- a still pond
- still waters run deep
Similar to:
standing
Derivationally related forms:
stillness

IV - adverb
1. with reference to action or condition;
without change, interruption, or cessation (Freq. 233)
- it's still warm outside
- will you still love me when we're old and grey?
Ant:
no longer
2. despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession) (Freq. 51)
- although I'm a little afraid, however I'd like to try it
- while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed
- he was a stern yet fair master
- granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go
Syn:
however, nevertheless, withal, yet, all the same,
even so, nonetheless, notwithstanding
3. to a greater degree or extent;
used with comparisons (Freq. 26)
- looked sick and felt even worse
- an even (or still) more interesting problem
- still another problem must be solved
- a yet sadder tale
Syn:
even, yet
4. without moving or making a sound (Freq. 3)
- he sat still as a statue
- time stood still
- they waited stock-still outside the door
- he couldn't hold still any longer
Syn:
stock-still

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