Still in a sentence

The word "still" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of still and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Still

  • Motionless; at rest; quiet; as, to stand still; to lie or sit still.
  • Uttering no sound; silent; as, the audience is still; the animals are still.
  • Not disturbed by noise or agitation; quiet; calm; as, a still evening; a still atmosphere.
  • Comparatively quiet or silent; soft; gentle; low.
  • Not effervescing; not sparkling; as, still wines.
  • Freedom from noise; calm; silence; as, the still of midnight.
  • To this time; until and during the time now present; now no less than before; yet.
  • In the future as now and before.
  • In continuation by successive or repeated acts; always; ever; constantly; uniformly.
  • In an increasing or additional degree; even more; -- much used with comparatives.
  • Notwithstanding what has been said or done; in spite of what has occured; nevertheless; -- sometimes used as a conjunction. See Synonym of But.
  • After that; after what is stated.
  • To stop, as motion or agitation; to cause to become quiet, or comparatively quiet; to check the agitation of; as, to still the raging sea.
  • To stop, as noise; to silence.
  • To appease; to calm; to quiet, as tumult, agitation, or excitement; as, to still the passions.
  • A vessel, boiler, or copper used in the distillation of liquids; specifically, one used for the distillation of alcoholic liquors; a retort. The name is sometimes applied to the whole apparatus used in in vaporization and condensation.
  • A house where liquors are distilled; a distillery.
  • To cause to fall by drops.
  • To expel spirit from by heat, or to evaporate and condense in a refrigeratory; to distill.
  • a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation
  • an apparatus used for the distillation of liquids; consists of a vessel in which a substance is vaporized by heat and a condenser where the vapor is condensed
  • a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
  • (poetic) tranquil silence
  • cause to be quiet or not talk
  • make motionless
  • make calm or still
  • lessen the intensity of or calm
  • to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons
  • despite anything to the contrary (usually preceding a concession)
  • with reference to action or condition; without change, interruption, or cessation
  • without moving or making a sound
  • used of pictures; of a single or static photograph not presented so as to create the illusion of motion; or representing objects not capable of motion
  • not sparkling

How to use still in a sentence. Still pronunciation.

Does thee love them still?
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But, as I did so, my heart stood still, for I heard voices.
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Inside the hut all was still.
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Going to weight, he was still muscular and well groomed.
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The voice seemed to come from a room at his right; not that from which he had entered, but one still beyond this where he was.
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He lurched, rolled over on the floor, and lay still.
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Holding her hand still, as though she were a child, he led her quickly from the room, and shut the panel behind them.
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He was frozen and still.
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Or was it his life which had become so still?
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This still Quaker, with the white shining face and pontifical hat, with his address of "thee" and "thou," and his forms of speech almost Oriental in their imagery and simplicity, himself an archaism, had impressed them with a sense of power.
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Would it be strange to the bowab or the slave that he should return with thee stark and still?
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A few moments later all that was left of Foorgat Bey was sitting in his carriage beside Mizraim the Chief Eunuch-sitting upright, stony, and still, and in such wise was driven swiftly to his palace.
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His feet were still free-free for one short hour before he went to Kaid; but his soul was in chains.
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Their lands, houses, and palm- trees would be taxed still, when they would reap no more.
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It should still be the link with the old life.
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It is true that the larger life has pleasures and expanding capacities; but it is truer still that it has perils, events which try the soul as it is never tried in the smaller life-unless, indeed, the soul be that of the Epicurean.
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All this was in his eyes, though his face was pale and still.
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His silence agitated her still further, and she spoke excitedly: "I could have, would have, killed him myself without a moment's regret.
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Nahoum Pasha stepped inside, and stood still a moment looking at Hylda.
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That very day Kaid had said that if Nahoum had been less eager to control the State, he might still have held his place.
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Examples of Still

Example #1
They gave thee sour bread to eat ere thy going, but yet thee didst grind the flour for the baking.
Example #2
Some months later the following letter came to David Claridge in Cairo from Faith Claridge in Hamley: David, I write thee from the village and the land of the people which thou didst once love so well.
Example #3
The door was open, but I could see no one.
Example #4
So I came down the little path swiftly, and then round the great rock, and up towards the door.
Example #5
I drew near with a kind of fear, but yet I came to the door and looked in.
Example #6
I knew the walk and the forward thrust of the head.