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1 still /ˈstɪl/ adverb
1 still
/ˈstɪl/
adverb
Learner's definition of STILL
: happening or existing before now and continuing into the present used to say that an action or condition continues
: in spite of that used to say that something happens or is true even though there is something that might prevent it from happening or being true
: without moving : without motion
: to a greater extent or degree used to add force to words like more, better, bigger, etc.
: in addition used for emphasis

jury is still out

see jury

still less

see 2less
2 still /ˈstɪl/ adjective
2 still
/ˈstɪl/
adjective
Learner's definition of STILL
: not moving
see also stock-still
: lacking motion or activity
photography
used to describe an ordinary photograph that does not show movement as compared to a movie
: relating to or used for still photographs
chiefly British, of a liquid : not having bubbles

still waters run deep

used to say that people who are quiet or shy are often very intelligent and interesting

— stillness

noun [noncount]
3 still /ˈstɪl/ verb
stills; stilled; stilling
3 still
/ˈstɪl/
verb
stills; stilled; stilling
Learner's definition of STILL
literary
[+ object] : to make (something) less severe or strong
: to become still or to make (something) still : to stop moving or to cause (something) to stop moving
[no object]
[+ object]
[+ object] : to stop (something) from continuing
4 still /ˈstɪl/ noun
plural stills
4 still
/ˈstɪl/
noun
plural stills
Learner's definition of STILL
[noncount] literary : quiet or silence
[count] : photograph
specifically : a photograph of actors or scenes from a movie

the still of the night

literary
: the time late at night when it is very quiet and dark
compare 5still
5 still /ˈstɪl/ noun
plural stills
5 still
/ˈstɪl/
noun
plural stills
Learner's definition of STILL
[count]
: a piece of equipment that is used for making strong alcoholic drinks
compare 4still
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