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* IPA(key): /stɪl/ * Rhymes: -ɪl

  • IPA(key): /stɪl/
  • Rhymes: -ɪl

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From Middle English _stille_ (“motionless, stationary”), from Old English _stille_ (“still, quiet, calm; without motion, at rest, not moving from a place, not disturbed; moving little or gently; silent; not loud; secret; unchanging, undisturbed, stable, fixed; not vehement, gentle”), from Proto-Germanic _*stillijaz_ (“quiet, still”), from Proto-Indo-European _*stel-_ (“to place, stell; fixed, motionless, still, stiff”). Cognate with Scots _stil_ (“still”), Saterland Frisian _stil_ (“motionless, calm, quiet”), West Frisian _stil_ (“quiet, still”), Dutch _stil_ (“quiet, silent, still”), Low German _still_ (“quiet, still”), German _still_ (“still, quiet, tranquil, silent”), Swedish _stilla_ (“quiet, silent, peaceful”), Icelandic _stilltur_ (“set, quiet, calm, still”). Related to stall. ALTERNATIVE FORMS * stil * stille, styll, stylle (obsolete) ADJECTIVE STILL (_comparative_ STILLER _or_ MORE STILL, _superlative_ STILLEST _or_ MOST STILL) * Not moving; calm. _STILL waters run deep._ * Not effervescing; not sparkling. _STILL water; STILL wines_ * Uttering no sound; silent. * Addison The sea that roared at thy command, / At thy command was STILL. * (not comparable) Having the same stated quality continuously from a past time * Comparatively quiet or silent; soft; gentle; low. * Bible, 1 Kings xix. 12 a STILL small voice * (obsolete) Constant; continual. * Shakespeare By STILL practice learn to know thy meaning. SYNONYMS * (not moving): fixed, stationary, unmoving * See also Wikisaurus:silent DERIVED TERMS * stillness RELATED TERMS * be still my heart * be still my beating heart * still waters run deep TRANSLATIONS ADVERB STILL (_not comparable_) * (aspect) Up to a time, as in the preceding time. * Francis Bacon It hath been anciently reported, and is STILL received. * 1992, Rudolf M. Schuster, _The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian_, volume V, page vii Hepaticology, outside the temperate parts of the Northern Hemisphere, STILL lies deep in the shadow cast by that ultimate "closet taxonomist," Franz Stephani—a ghost whose shadow falls over us all. _Is it STILL raining?   It was STILL raining five minutes ago._ * (degree) To an even greater degree. Used to modify comparative adjectives or adverbs. _Tom is tall; Dick is taller; Harry is STILL taller._ ("still" and "taller" can easily swap places here) * Shakespeare The guilt being great, the fear doth STILL exceed. * (conjunctive) Nevertheless. _I’m not hungry, but I’ll STILL manage to find room for dessert._ * Moore As sunshine, broken in the rill, / Though turned astray, is sunshine STILL. * (archaic, poetic) Always; invariably; constantly; continuously. * 1609 William Shakespeare, _Troilus and Cressida_ 5.2.201-202: Lechery, lechery, STILL wars and lechery; nothing else holds fashion. * Addison The desire of fame betrays an ambitious man into indecencies that lessen his reputation; he is STILL afraid lest any of his actions should be thrown away in private. * Boyle Chemists would be rich if they could STILL do in great quantities what they have sometimes done in little. * (extensive) Even, yet. _Some dogs howl, more yelp, STILL more bark._ SYNONYMS * (up to a time): yet * (to an even greater degree): yet, even * (nevertheless): nonetheless, though, yet TRANSLATIONS NOUN STILL (_plural_ STILLS) * A period of calm or silence. _the STILL of the night_ * (photography) A non-moving photograph. (The term is generally used only when it is necessary to distinguish from movies.) * (slang) A resident of the Falkland Islands. * A steep hill or ascent. (Can we find and add a quotation of W. Browne to this entry?) TRANSLATIONS

From Middle English stille (motionless, stationary), from Old English stille (still, quiet, calm; without motion, at rest, not moving from a place, not disturbed; moving little or gently; silent; not loud; secret; unchanging, undisturbed, stable, fixed; not vehement, gentle), from Proto-Germanic *stillijaz (quiet, still), from Proto-Indo-European *stel- (to place, stell; fixed, motionless, still, stiff). Cognate with Scots stil (still), Saterland Frisian stil (motionless, calm, quiet), West Frisian stil (quiet, still), Dutch stil (quiet, silent, still), Low German still (quiet, still), German still (still, quiet, tranquil, silent), Swedish stilla (quiet, silent, peaceful), Icelandic stilltur (set, quiet, calm, still). Related to stall.

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Adjective

still (comparative stiller or more still, superlative stillest or most still)

  1. Not moving; calm.
    Still waters run deep.
  2. Not effervescing; not sparkling.
    still water; still wines
  3. Uttering no sound; silent.
  4. (not comparable) Having the same stated quality continuously from a past time
  5. Comparatively quiet or silent; soft; gentle; low.
  6. (obsolete) Constant; continual.
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Adverb

still (not comparable)

  1. (aspect) Up to a time, as in the preceding time.
    Is it still raining?   It was still raining five minutes ago.
  2. (degree) To an even greater degree. Used to modify comparative adjectives or adverbs.
    Tom is tall; Dick is taller; Harry is still taller. ("still" and "taller" can easily swap places here)
  3. (conjunctive) Nevertheless.
    I’m not hungry, but I’ll still manage to find room for dessert.
  4. (archaic, poetic) Always; invariably; constantly; continuously.
  5. (extensive) Even, yet.
    Some dogs howl, more yelp, still more bark.
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Noun

still (plural stills)

  1. A period of calm or silence.
    the still of the night
  2. (photography) A non-moving photograph. (The term is generally used only when it is necessary to distinguish from movies.)
  3. (slang) A resident of the Falkland Islands.
  4. A steep hill or ascent.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of W. Browne to this entry?)
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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

Via Middle English, ultimately from Latin _stilla_ NOUN STILL (_plural_ STILLS) Wikipedia * a device for distilling liquids. * (catering) a large water boiler used to make tea and coffee. * (catering) the area in a restaurant used to make tea and coffee, separate from the main kitchen. * A building where liquors are distilled; a distillery. TRANSLATIONS SEE ALSO * pot still

Via Middle English, ultimately from Latin stilla

Noun

still (plural stills)

Wikipedia

  1. a device for distilling liquids.
  2. (catering) a large water boiler used to make tea and coffee.
  3. (catering) the area in a restaurant used to make tea and coffee, separate from the main kitchen.
  4. A building where liquors are distilled; a distillery.
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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 3
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English - Etymology 3

Old English _stillan_ VERB STILL (_third-person singular simple present_ STILLS, _present participle_ STILLING, _simple past and past participle_ STILLED) * to calm down, to quiet _to STILL the raging sea_ * Woodward He having a full sway over the water, had power to STILL and compose it, as well as to move and disturb it. * Shakespeare With his name the mothers STILL their babies. * Hawthorne toil that would, at least, have STILLED an unquiet impulse in me TRANSLATIONS

Old English stillan

Verb

still (third-person singular simple present stills, present participle stilling, simple past and past participle stilled)

  1. to calm down, to quiet
    to still the raging sea
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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 4
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English - Etymology 4

Aphetic form of _distil_, or from Latin _stillare_. VERB STILL (_third-person singular simple present_ STILLS, _present participle_ STILLING, _simple past and past participle_ STILLED) * (obsolete) To trickle, drip. * 1590, Edmund Spenser, _The Faerie Queene_, III.ii: any drop of slombring rest / Did chaunce to STILL into her wearie spright [...]. * To cause to fall by drops. * To expel spirit from by heat, or to evaporate and condense in a refrigeratory; to distill. (Can we find and add a quotation of Tusser to this entry?) STATISTICS

Aphetic form of distil, or from Latin stillare.

Verb

still (third-person singular simple present stills, present participle stilling, simple past and past participle stilled)

  1. (obsolete) To trickle, drip.
  2. To cause to fall by drops.
  3. To expel spirit from by heat, or to evaporate and condense in a refrigeratory; to distill.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Tusser to this entry?)

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* lilts * tills

Que a categoria em GERMAN - ETYMOLOGY
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German - Etymology

From Old High German _stilli_, from Proto-Germanic _*stillijaz_ (“motionless, still, quiet”).

From Old High German stilli, from Proto-Germanic *stillijaz (motionless, still, quiet).

Que a categoria em GERMAN - PRONUNCIATION
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German - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ʃtɪl/

  • IPA(key): /ʃtɪl/

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German - Adjective

STILL (_comparative_ STILLER, _superlative_ AM STILLSTEN) * quiet, silent DECLENSION

still (comparative stiller, superlative am stillsten)

  1. quiet, silent

Declension

Que a categoria em GERMAN - ADVERB
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German - Adverb

STILL * quietly, silently

still

  1. quietly, silently

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German - External Links

* still in _Duden_ online

Que a categoria em NORWEGIAN BOKMÅL - PRONUNCIATION
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Norwegian Bokmål - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /stɪl/ * Rhymes: -ɪl

  • IPA(key): /stɪl/
  • Rhymes: -ɪl

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Norwegian Bokmål - Verb

STILL * imperative of _stille_ _STILL deg i køen._ GO STAND in the queue.

still

  1. imperative of stille
    Still deg i køen.
    Go stand in the queue.


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