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Definition of still verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [intransitive, transitive] (literary)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they still
    he / she / it stills
    past simple stilled
    -ing form stilling
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  1. 1to become calm and quiet; to make something calm and quiet The wind stilled. still somebody/something She spoke quietly to still the frightened child.
  2. 2(figurative) to still someone's doubts/fears
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