Examples of stagnate in a Sentence
a puddle of stagnating water
Origin and Etymology of stagnate
Latin stagnatus, past participle of stagnare, from stagnum body of standing water
First Known Use: 1661See Words from the same year
STAGNATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stagnate for English Language Learners
: to stop developing, progressing, moving, etc. : to be or become stagnant
STAGNATE Defined for Kids
Definition of stagnate for Students
: to be or become inactive or still Business has stagnated.
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