Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
still /stil/
  • tính từ
    • im, yên, tĩnh mịch
      • to stand still: đứng im
      • a still lake: mặt hồ yên lặng
      • to be in still meditation: trầm tư mặc tưởng
    • làm thinh, nín lặng
      • to keep a still tongue in one's head: làm thinh, nín lặng
    • không sủi bọt (rượu, bia...)
    • the still small voice
      • tiếng nói của lương tâm
    • still waters run deep
      • (xem) deep
  • phó từ
    • vẫn thường, thường, vẫn còn
      • he is still here: nó vẫn còn ở đây
    • tuy nhiên, ấy thế mà
      • he is old and still he is able: ông ấy già rồi ấy thế mà vẫn có đủ năng lực
    • hơn nữa
      • still greater achievements: những thành tựu to lớn hơn nữa
  • danh từ
    • sự yên lặng, sự yên tĩnh, sự tĩnh mịch
      • in the still of night: trong sự yên tĩnh của ban đêm
    • bức ảnh chụp (khác với bức ảnh in ra từ một cuốn phim chiếu bóng)
    • (thông tục) bức tranh tĩnh vật
    • ngoại động từ
      • làm cho yên lặng, làm cho bất động
      • làm cho yên lòng, làm cho êm, làm cho dịu
        • to still someone's fear: làm cho ai bớt sợ
    • nội động từ
      • (từ hiếm,nghĩa hiếm) lặng, lắng đi
        • the wind stills: gió lặng
    • danh từ
      • máy cất; máy cất rượu
      • ngoại động từ
        • chưng cất; cất (rượu)
      Concise Dictionary
      +a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
      +(poetic) tranquil silence
      +an apparatus used for the distillation of liquids; consists of a vessel in which a substance is vaporized by heat and a condenser where the vapor is condensed
      +a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation
      +make calm or still
      +cause to be quiet or not talk
      +lessen the intensity of or calm
      +make motionless
      +not in physical motion
      +marked by absence of sound
      +(of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves
      +used of pictures; of a single or static photograph not presented so as to create the illusion of motion; or representing objects not capable of motion
      +not sparkling
      +free from noticeable current
      +with reference to action or condition; without change, interruption, or cessation
      +despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)
      +to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons
      +without moving or making a sound

      Thesaurus Dictionary
      1 quiet, serene, placid, calm, tranquil, motionless, unmoving, peaceful, pacific, at rest, quiescent, even, flat, smooth, inert, stationary, undisturbed, unruffled:
      In the moonlight, the lake lay still and dark.
      2 silent, quiet, noiseless, soundless; hushed, restful, Literary stilly:
      Be still or they'll hear you! In the still night I heard the distant sound of an owl.
      3 stillness, hush, quiet, silence, tranquillity, noiselessness, peacefulness, calm:
      In the still of the evening came the call of the nightingale.
      4 even now, to or till or until this or that time, (up) till or until now, yet:
      Henry came for dinner five years ago, and he's here still. Do you still smoke?
      5 even, in addition:
      Hugh weighed twenty stone when you last saw him, but he's heavier still today.
      6 notwithstanding, yet, even then:
      Are you still going to Sue's party, despite what she said?.
      7 motionless(ly), quiet(ly), silent(ly), stock-still:
      Lie still while I put on this bandage.
      8 however, but, notwithstanding, nevertheless, even so, in any event, in any case:
      She said she'd be here; still, you never know, she may come later.
      9 calm, allay, assuage, alleviate, relieve, silence, lull, quiet(en), pacify, soothe, mollify, appease, subdue, suppress:
      A few kind words and she had stilled my fears.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      adverb, adjective, noun, verb
      + adverb
      1 continuing until a particular point in time and not finishing: I wrote to them last month and I'm still waiting for a reply. + Mum, I'm still hungry! + Do you still live at the same address? + There's still time to change your mind. + It was, and still is, my favourite movie.
      2 in spite of what has just been said: Although he promised faithfully to come, I still didn't think he would. + We searched everywhere but we still couldn't find it. + The weather was cold and wet. Still, we had a great time.
      3 used for making a comparison stronger: The next day was warmer still. + If you can manage to get two tickets that's better still.
      4 ~ more / another even more: There was still more bad news to come.
      Idioms see LESS adv.
      + adjective
      1 not moving; calm and quiet: still water + Keep still while I brush your hair. + The kids found it hard to stay still. + Can't you sit still? + We stayed in a village where time has stood still (= life has not changed for many years).
      2 with no wind: a still summer's day + the still night air
      3 (BrE) (of a drink) not containing bubbles of gas; not FIZZY: still mineral water
      Idioms: the still of the night (literary) the time during the night when it is silent and calm
      a / the still small voice (literary) the voice of God or your CONSCIENCE, that tells you to do what is morally right
      still waters run deep (saying) a person who seems to be quiet or shy may surprise you by knowing a lot or having deep feelings
      + noun
      1 a photograph of a scene from a film/movie or video: a publicity still from his new movie + The police studied the stills from the security video.
      2 a piece of equipment that is used for making strong alcoholic drinks: a whisky still
      See also - DISTIL
      + verb (literary) to become calm and quiet; to make sth calm and quiet: [V] The wind stilled. + [VN] She spoke quietly to still the frightened child. + (figurative) to still sb's doubts / fears
      Collocation Dictionary

      1 not moving


      be, hold, keep, lie, sit, stand, stay
      Hold still a minute while I pin your dress up. For goodness' sake, sit still!
      | hold sb/sth, keep sb/sth
      I held the cat still while the vet gave the injection.


      very | absolutely, quite, stock-
      He stood stock-still, hardly daring to breathe.

      2 calm and quiet


      be, look, seem | become, go
      Suddenly everything went still.
      | remain


      very | completely
      It was a completely still, warm evening.
      | strangely
      The air was strangely still and silent.

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