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Definitions and Synonyms of stagnate | Another word for stagnate | What is stagnate?

Samples where stagnate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The old man sat and stagnated on his porch
  • He slugged in bed all morning

Synonyms for stagnate in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of stagnate ) be idle in a listless or dreamy way

(... is a kind of stagnate ) be out of the game

"Miller was riding the bench in Saturday's game"

(... is a kind of stagnate ) have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake

"She looked out the window, daydreaming"

(... is a kind of stagnate ) be lazy or idle

"Her son is just bumming around all day"

(... is a kind of stagnate ) hang around idly

"She did all the work while he lay around"

Definition 2: cease to flow; stand without moving - [verb of stative]

Samples where stagnate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Stagnating waters
  • blood stagnates in the capillaries

(stagnate is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

(stagnate has a similar meaning as ...) cause to stagnate

"There are marshes that stagnate the waters"

Definition 3: stand still - [verb of stative]

Samples where stagnate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Industry will stagnate if we do not stimulate our economy

(stagnate is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

Definition 4: cause to stagnate - [verb of stative]

Samples where stagnate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • There are marshes that stagnate the waters

(stagnate is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

(stagnate has a similar meaning as ...) cease to flow; stand without moving

"Stagnating waters" "blood stagnates in the capillaries"

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