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still

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of still

  1. 1 free from disturbing noise or uproar the town's streets are usually still and peopleless in the early morning hours Synonyms of still arcadian, calm, hushed, peaceful, placid, restful, serene, quiet, stilly, tranquilWords Related to still noiseless, silent, soundless; mute, speechless, wordless; dead, motionless, quiescent; muffled, muted, quieted; dull, gentle, low, soft; ultraquietNear Antonyms of still crazy, tempestuous, wild; blaring, blasting, booming, earsplitting, piercing, roaring, thundering, thunderousAntonyms of still boisterous, clamorous, clattery, deafening, loud, noisy, raucous, rip-roaring, roistering, romping, rowdy, tumultuous, unquiet, uproarious, woolly (also wooly)

  2. 2 free from storms or physical disturbance the air was ominously still as dark clouds gathered in the distance Synonyms of still halcyon, hushed, lown [dialect], peaceful, placid, quiet, serene, calm, stilly, tranquil, untroubledWords Related to still balmy, clement, equable, gentle, mild, moderate, temperate; clear, cloudless, fair, rainless, sunny, sunshiny, windlessNear Antonyms of still blizzardy (also blizzardly), blustery, squally, windy; extreme, foul, intemperate, nasty, severeAntonyms of still agitated, angry, inclement, restless, rough, stormy, tempestuous, turbulent, unquiet, unsettled

  3. 3 mostly or entirely without sound in his paintings Paul Gauguin depicts a still tropical paradise inhabited by mute and motionless natives Synonyms of still hushed, muted, noiseless, quiet, quieted, soundless, silent, stillyWords Related to still calm, peaceable, peaceful, serene, tranquilNear Antonyms of still boisterous, clamorous, clangorous, clattering, clattery, raucous, rip-roaring, roaring, roistering, tumultuousAntonyms of still noisy, rackety, unquiet, uproarious


still

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of still

  1. 1 a state of freedom from storm or disturbance in the still of the forest he could relax and forget his worries Synonyms of still calmness, hush, peace, peacefulness, placidity, quiet, quietness, quietude, repose, restfulness, sereneness, serenity, calm, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility)Words Related to still lull, pause, respite; silence; mildness, soothingness; comity, concord, harmony; casualness, easygoingness, informality, laid-backness, relaxednessNear Antonyms of still clamor, din, noise, racketAntonyms of still bustle, commotion, hubbub, hurly-burly, pandemonium, tumult, turmoil, unquietness, unrest, uproar

  2. 2 the near or complete absence of sound a loud noise shattered the still of the night Synonyms of still hush, quiet, quietness, quietude, silence, stillnessWords Related to still calm, lull, peace, peacefulness, tranquillity (or tranquility)Near Antonyms of still babel, blare, bluster, cacophony, chatter, clamor, clangor, din, hubbub, racket, rattle, roar, tumult, uproarAntonyms of still noise, sound, unquietness


still

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of still

  1. 1 to bring (something) to a standstill it seemed as though nothing could still the fighting Synonyms of still arrest, bring up, catch, check, draw up, fetch up, hold up, pull up, stall, stay, halt, stopWords Related to still baffle, balk, block, blockade, bottleneck, clog, dam, detain, hinder, hold, hold back, impede, obstruct, snag, stem; conclude, cut off, end, terminate; call, discontinue, suspend; choke off, rein (in), repress, squash, squelch, stanch (or staunch), stunt, suppress, turn backNear Antonyms of still carry on, continue, follow through (with), keep (on), keep up, persist, run on; advance, fare, go along, march, move, proceed, progress, wend; actuate, budge, drive, goad, impel, propel, push, spur, stir

  2. 2 to free from distress or disturbance reading a book helps me to relax and still my mind before going to bed Synonyms of still becalm, compose, lull, lullaby, quiet, quieten [chiefly British], salve, settle, soothe, calm, tranquilize (also tranquillize)Words Related to still appease, conciliate, hush, mollify, pacify, placate; allay, alleviate, assuage, ease, lay, mitigate, quell, relax, relieve, solace; narcotize, sedate, stupefyNear Antonyms of still aggravate, heighten, intensify; arouse, excite, foment, incite, rouse, stir (up), work upAntonyms of still agitate, discompose, disquiet, disturb, key (up), perturb, upset, vex

  3. 3 to stop the noise or speech of the conversation was abruptly stilled by a loud crash from the next room Synonyms of still dumb, extinguish, hush, mute, quell, quiet, quieten [chiefly British], settle, shush, shut up, squelch, silenceNear Antonyms of still agitate, stir


still

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of still

  1. 1 without motion the cat sat absolutely still, watching as the mouse began to make its way across the floor Synonyms of still motionlessly, quiet, quietly Words Related to still immovably; inactively Near Antonyms of still movably

  2. 2 in spite of that their star player was injured in yesterday's game; still, it looks like he will be able to play today Synonyms of still even so, howbeit, nevertheless, nonetheless, notwithstanding, however, still and all, though, withal, yetWords Related to still after all, anyhow, regardless; per contra



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