stagnate

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verb stag·nate \ˈstag-ˌnāt\

Definition of stagnate

stagnated

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stagnating

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to become or remain stagnant

stagnation

play \stag-ˈnā-shən\ noun

Examples of stagnate in a Sentence

  1. a puddle of stagnating water

Origin and Etymology of stagnate

Latin stagnatus, past participle of stagnare, from stagnum body of standing water


STAGNATE Defined for English Language Learners

stagnate

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Definition of stagnate for English Language Learners

  • : to stop developing, progressing, moving, etc. : to be or become stagnant


STAGNATE Defined for Kids

stagnate

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verb stag·nate \ˈstag-ˌnāt\

Definition of stagnate for Students

stagnated

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stagnating

  1. :  to be or become inactive or still Business has stagnated.



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