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1. still

adverb. ['ˈstɪl'] despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession).

Synonyms

  • nevertheless
  • withal
  • however
  • notwithstanding
  • all the same
  • yet
  • even so

Antonyms

  • ostentatious
  • disorder
  • unquietly
  • stimulate

Etymology

  • stillan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stille (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word still


1. Adverb
If money is tight one month, you're still on the hook for that money.

Quotes containing the word still


1. A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.
- Elbert Hubbard

2. So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I'm still trying to figure out how that could be.
- Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

3. Fortunately analysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.
- Karen Horney

2. still

adverb. ['ˈstɪl'] to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons.

Synonyms

  • yet

Antonyms

  • unpeaceful
  • unquiet

Etymology

  • stillan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stille (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. still

adjective. ['ˈstɪl'] not in physical motion.

Synonyms

  • unmoving
  • static
  • motionless
  • inactive

Antonyms

  • wild
  • intense
  • steep
  • unkind

Etymology

  • stillan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stille (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. still

adjective. ['ˈstɪl'] marked by absence of sound.

Synonyms

  • silent
  • quiet

Antonyms

  • loud
  • strengthen
  • harden

Etymology

  • stillan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stille (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. still

adverb. ['ˈstɪl'] without moving or making a sound.

Antonyms

  • discomfort

Etymology

  • stillan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stille (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. still

adjective. ['ˈstɪl'] (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves.

Synonyms

  • smooth
  • unruffled
  • calm
  • tranquil
  • placid

Antonyms

  • war
  • disagree
  • demote
  • lowborn

Etymology

  • stillan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stille (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. still

noun. ['ˈstɪl'] a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes).

Synonyms

  • photograph
  • picture
  • exposure
  • pic

Antonyms

  • consume
  • stay
  • open up
  • unconfined

Etymology

  • stillan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stille (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. still

verb. ['ˈstɪl'] cause to be quiet or not talk.

Synonyms

  • hush up
  • subdue
  • conquer
  • shush
  • stamp down
  • pipe down
  • hush
  • quiet down
  • quiet
  • shut up
  • lull
  • calm down
  • silence
  • shout down
  • gag
  • muzzle
  • quiesce
  • quieten
  • suppress
  • inhibit

Antonyms

  • remember
  • increase
  • restrict
  • enforce

Etymology

  • stillan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stille (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. still

verb. ['ˈstɪl'] make calm or still.

Synonyms

  • conciliate
  • gentle
  • mollify
  • quiet
  • tranquillise
  • tranquillize
  • lull
  • calm down
  • gruntle
  • pacify
  • console
  • comfort
  • tranquilize
  • soothe
  • solace
  • reassure
  • calm
  • assuage
  • appease
  • quieten
  • assure
  • lenify
  • placate

Antonyms

  • worry
  • difficulty
  • effortfulness
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • stillan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stille (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. still

noun. ['ˈstɪl'] (poetic) tranquil silence.

Synonyms

  • stillness
  • silence
  • hush

Antonyms

  • communicativeness
  • be well
  • untie
  • unmuzzle

Etymology

  • stillan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stille (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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