- 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(figurative) to still someone's doubts/fears
NAmE//stɪl//[intransitive, transitive] (literary)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they still
he / she / it stills
past simple stilled
-ing form stilling