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Synonyms for stand still

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stand still(verb)

    remain in place; hold still; remain fixed or immobile

    "Traffic stood still when the funeral procession passed by"

    Antonyms:
    move

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How to use stand still in a sentence?

  1. Martin Winterkorn:

    It is good that we have returned to calmer waters and that we have clarity about our future direction, we cannot and must not stand still.

  2. Jim:

    Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still, retreat or fly into the future.

  3. G. C. Lichtenberg:

    To receive applause for works which do not demand all our powers hinders our advance towards a perfecting of our spirit. It usually means that thereafter we stand still.

  4. Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen:

    This will probably be a bit like walking the tightrope, if we stand still along the way we could fall and if we go too fast it can go wrong. Therefore, we must take one cautious step at a time.

  5. Roscoe Pound:

    The law must be stable, but it must not stand still.

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