Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » S » Stamped ... Standoffishly

STAND STILL

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does stand still mean? 

STAND STILL (verb)
  The verb STAND STILL has 1 sense:

1. remain in place; hold still; remain fixed or immobile

  Familiarity information: STAND STILL used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


STAND STILL (verb)


Sense 1stand still [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Remain in place; hold still; remain fixed or immobile

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Context example:

Traffic stood still when the funeral procession passed by

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "stand still"):

freeze; stop dead (stop moving or become immobilized)

bog down; get stuck; grind to a halt; mire (be unable to move further)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s

Antonym:

move (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Doubt is the beginning, not the end, of wisdom." (English proverb)

"There is no death, only a change of worlds." (Native American proverb, Duwamish)

"If you conduct yourself properly, fear no one." (Arabic proverb)

"Think before acting and whilst acting still think." (Dutch proverb)

 STAND STILL: related words searches 

 Related FAQs: 
» STILL

Page delivered in 0.0602 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: