still etymology

English word still comes from Latin stillo (I distil. I drip, drop, trickle.), Latin de- (De-.)

You can also see our other etymologies for the English word still. Currently you are viewing the etymology of still with the meaning: (Verb) (obsolete) To trickle, drip.. To cause to fall by drops.. To expel spirit from by heat, or to evaporate and condense in a refrigeratory; to distill.(obsolete) To trickle, drip.. To cause to fall by drops.. To expel spirit from by heat, or to evaporate and condense in a refrigeratory; to distill

Detailed word origin of still

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
stillo Latin (lat) I distil. I drip, drop, trickle.
de- Latin (lat) De-.
destillo Latin (lat) I distil. I drip or trickle down.
distil English (eng) (intransitive) To be manifested gently or gradually.. (intransitive) To drip or be wet with. (Can we add an example for this sense?). (intransitive) To trickle down or fall in small drops; ooze out.. (intransitive) To undergo or be produced by distillation.. (transitive) To extract the essence of; concentrate; purify.. (transitive) To exude in small drops.. (transitive) To impart in small [...]
still English (eng) (obsolete) To trickle, drip.. To cause to fall by drops.. To expel spirit from by heat, or to evaporate and condense in a refrigeratory; to distill.

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