Definition of still verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

still

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//stɪl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//stɪl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they still
BrE BrE//stɪl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//stɪl//
 
he / she / it stills
BrE BrE//stɪlz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//stɪlz//
 
past simple stilled
BrE BrE//stɪld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//stɪld//
 
past participle stilled
BrE BrE//stɪld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//stɪld//
 
-ing form stilling
BrE BrE//ˈstɪlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstɪlɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive, transitive] (literary) to become calm and quiet; to make something calm and quiet The wind stilled. still somebody/something She spoke quietly to still the frightened child. (figurative) to still somebody’s doubts/fears His words stilled my fears. Word Originverb Old English stille (adjective and adverb), stillan (verb), of West Germanic origin, from a base meaning ‘be fixed, stand’.
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