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Stagnate

Stag´nate   Pronunciation: stăg´nāt
v. i.1.To cease to flow; to be motionless; as, blood stagnates in the veins of an animal; hence, to become impure or foul by want of motion; as, air stagnates in a close room.
[imp. & p. p. Stagnated (-nã*tĕd); p. pr. & vb. n. Stagnating.]
2.To cease to be brisk or active; to become dull or inactive; as, commerce stagnates; business stagnates.
a.1.Stagnant.
Verb1.stagnate - stand still; "Industry will stagnate if we do not stimulate our economy"
2.stagnate - cause to stagnate; "There are marshes that stagnate the waters"
3.stagnate - cease to flow; stand without moving; "Stagnating waters"; "blood stagnates in the capillaries"
4.stagnate - be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all morning"
Synonyms: laze, slug, idle
be a sideliner, be still, coast, constipate, decay, decline, decompose, degenerate, delay, deteriorate, do nothing, drift, fust, go to pot, go to seed, hang fire, hibernate, idle, just be, languish, lie dormant, merely exist, moulder, not budge, not stir, pass the time, rest, rot, rust, sit back, sit it out, sleep, slumber, smolder, spoil, stifle, trammel, vegetate, wait and see, watch and wait
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