from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To be or become stagnant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To cease motion, activity, or progress; to come to rest; to cease to advance or change; to become idle or cease to flow.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To cease to flow; to be motionless; ; hence, to become impure or foul by want of motion.
- intransitive v. To cease to be brisk or active; to become dull or inactive.
- adj. Stagnant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To cease to run or flow; be or become motionless; have no current.
- To cease to be brisk or active; become dull, inactive, or inert: as, business stagnates.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. be idle; exist in a changeless situation
- v. stand still
- v. cause to stagnate
- v. cease to flow; stand without moving
Latin stāgnāre, stāgnāt-, from stāgnum, swamp.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)