Meaning of “still” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /stɪl/
Extra Examples
The guards had to stand still for several hours.Hannah can't sit still for more than five minutes.We had to stay still so as not to disturb the animals.Hold the glass still while I pour the water.I don't know how you managed to stay still for so long.
stand/stay/sit, etc still

B1 to stand, stay, sit, etc without moving:

Sit still so I can brush your hair.

A still place is calm and quiet:

It was night and the whole village was still.

B1 A still drink does not have any bubbles in it.

stillness noun [ U ]

(Definition of “still adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)