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Synonyms for stationary
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  1. stationaryadjective

    Not moving.

    For a few moments, the train remained stationary, before lurching forward along the track.

    still, motionless, unmoving, fixed, immobile, stock-still

    on the move, in motion, moving

  2. stationaryadjective

    incapable of being moved

    immobile, unmoveable

    moveable, mobile

  3. stationaryadjective


    immutable, changeless, constant, unchanging

    changing, mutable, variable

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. stationary

    fixed, immovable, motionless, unalterable, quiescent

    movable, unfixed, migratory, removable, changeable, alterable

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stationaryadjective

    standing still

    "the car remained stationary with the engine running"

    unfixed, moving

  2. stationaryadjective

    not capable of being moved

    "stationary machinery"

    unfixed, moving

Editors Contribution

  1. non moving

    non moving; intended to be permanent (a location)

    because of the neolithic revolution, people who once depended on hunting and gathering for survival now could live in stationary communities.

    Submitted by lainelle.brazee on October 14, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stationaryadjective

    fixed, stable, standing, still, quiescent, motionless, permanent, at rest, at a stand, standing still

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  1. The CDC:

    Consider a stationary collection box or electronic methods of collecting regular financial contributions instead of via shared collection trays or baskets, consider whether physical contact( e.g., shaking hands, hugging, or kissing) can be limited among members of the faith community.

  2. Emily Grabowski:

    The weapon has been very effective against stationary and mobile targets.

  3. Tesla Inc:

    Stationary objects are also a challenge for many adaptive cruise control systems and automated emergency braking systems.

  4. Echo Delta:

    Stationary guards are easier to skirt, as for patrolling guards, we need to play hide-and-seek.

  5. Dugald Stewart:

    The faculty of imagination is the great spring of human activity, and the principle source of human improvement. As it delights in presenting to the mind scenes and characters more perfect than those which we are acquainted with, it prevents us from ever being completely satisfied without present condition, or with our past attainments, and engages us continually in the pursuit of some untried enjoyment, or of some ideal excellence. Destroy this faculty, and the condition of man will become as stationary as that of the brutes.

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