still [-er, -est] adj

OE 'to be fixed, stand'.

  1. Quiet; calm; peaceful; tranquil; serene; without commotion.
  2. Motionless; stationary; inactive.
  3. Apathetic; unconcerned; indifferent; disinterested; neutral.
  4. Silenced; subdued; [fig.] chastened; reproved; confounded; shown to be wrong.
  5. Unobtrusive; inconspicuous; unnoticeable; silent; unexpressive.
  6. Resolute; steadfast; stalwart; steady; determined; unswerving.

still adv

see still, adj.

  1. Up to the present; until a specified time but not indefinitely.
  2. Perennially; unfailingly; invariably; repeatedly but not continuously.
  3. Always; continually; ceaselessly; perpetually; incessantly; forever; continuously; without a break.
  4. Yet; not now; some time in the future.
  5. Nevertheless; notwithstanding; regardless; all the same.

still [-s] v

OE 'to make or become still, to soothe, calm, to temper, moderate, tune, to walk with measured noiseless steps'; see still, adj.

  1. Appease; assuage; placate; satiate; silence.
  2. Occupy; engage; busy; captivate; engross.
  3. Suspend; efface; disperse; dissolve; evanesce; cause to disappear; make to vanish.