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stag·nate

 (stăg′nāt′)
intr.v. stag·nat·ed, stag·nat·ing, stag·nates
To be or become stagnant.

[Latin stāgnāre, stāgnāt-, from stāgnum, swamp.]

stag·na′tion n.

stagnate

(stæɡˈneɪt; ˈstæɡˌneɪt)
vb
(intr) to be or to become stagnant
stagˈnation n

stag•nate

(ˈstæg neɪt)

v.i. -nat•ed, -nat•ing.
1. to cease to run or flow, as water or air.
2. to become stale or foul from standing, as a pool of water.
3. to stop developing or progressing.
4. to become sluggish and dull.
[1660–70; < Latin stāgnātus, past participle of stāgnāre, derivative of stāgnum pool of standing water; see -ate1]
stag•na′tion, n.

stagnate


Past participle: stagnated
Gerund: stagnating

Imperative
stagnate
stagnate
Present
I stagnate
you stagnate
he/she/it stagnates
we stagnate
you stagnate
they stagnate
Preterite
I stagnated
you stagnated
he/she/it stagnated
we stagnated
you stagnated
they stagnated
Present Continuous
I am stagnating
you are stagnating
he/she/it is stagnating
we are stagnating
you are stagnating
they are stagnating
Present Perfect
I have stagnated
you have stagnated
he/she/it has stagnated
we have stagnated
you have stagnated
they have stagnated
Past Continuous
I was stagnating
you were stagnating
he/she/it was stagnating
we were stagnating
you were stagnating
they were stagnating
Past Perfect
I had stagnated
you had stagnated
he/she/it had stagnated
we had stagnated
you had stagnated
they had stagnated
Future
I will stagnate
you will stagnate
he/she/it will stagnate
we will stagnate
you will stagnate
they will stagnate
Future Perfect
I will have stagnated
you will have stagnated
he/she/it will have stagnated
we will have stagnated
you will have stagnated
they will have stagnated
Future Continuous
I will be stagnating
you will be stagnating
he/she/it will be stagnating
we will be stagnating
you will be stagnating
they will be stagnating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stagnating
you have been stagnating
he/she/it has been stagnating
we have been stagnating
you have been stagnating
they have been stagnating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stagnating
you will have been stagnating
he/she/it will have been stagnating
we will have been stagnating
you will have been stagnating
they will have been stagnating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stagnating
you had been stagnating
he/she/it had been stagnating
we had been stagnating
you had been stagnating
they had been stagnating
Conditional
I would stagnate
you would stagnate
he/she/it would stagnate
we would stagnate
you would stagnate
they would stagnate
Past Conditional
I would have stagnated
you would have stagnated
he/she/it would have stagnated
we would have stagnated
you would have stagnated
they would have stagnated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.stagnate - stand still; "Industry will stagnate if we do not stimulate our economy"
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
2.stagnate - cause to stagnate; "There are marshes that stagnate the waters"
change - 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 - cease to flow; stand without moving; "Stagnating waters"; "blood stagnates in the capillaries"
3.stagnate - cease to flow; stand without moving; "Stagnating waters"; "blood stagnates in the capillaries"
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
stagnate - cause to stagnate; "There are marshes that stagnate the waters"
4.stagnate - be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all morning"
moon around, moon on, moon - be idle in a listless or dreamy way
ride the bench, warm the bench - be out of the game; "Miller was riding the bench in Saturday's game"
moon, daydream - have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake; "She looked out the window, daydreaming"
bum about, bum around, frig around, fuck off, loaf, loll around, lounge about, lounge around, waste one's time, arse about, arse around, bum, loll - be lazy or idle; "Her son is just bumming around all day"
lie about, lie around - hang around idly; "She did all the work while he lay around"

stagnate

verb
2. fester, become stale, become stagnant, become trapped, putrefy, stop flowing, become foul They do not like water gathering round their roots and stagnating.
Translations
يَرْكُديَرْكُد، يأسَن
neprouditustrnout
gå i ståstagnere
elposványosodikposványosodikstagnál
staînaverîa fúll
prestať tiecťustrnúť
durgunlaşmakgelişimi durmak

stagnate

[stægˈneɪt] VI
1. [water] → estancarse
2. (fig) [economy, market, industry] → estancarse; [society, person] → estancarse, anquilosarse

stagnate

[stægˈneɪt] vi
[economy, production, career, person] → stagner
[water] → stagner

stagnate

vi (= not circulate)stagnieren; (= become foul, water) → abstehen; (air)verbraucht werden; (trade)stagnieren, stocken; (person)verdummen; (mind)einrosten

stagnate

[stægˈneɪt] vi (water) → stagnare (fig) (economy) → ristagnare; (person) → vegetare; (mind) → intorpidirsi

stagnant

(ˈstӕgnənt) adjective
1. (of water) standing still rather than flowing and therefore usually dirty. a stagnant pool.
2. dull or inactive. Our economy is stagnant.
stagnate (stӕgˈneit) , ((American) ˈstӕgneit) verb
1. (of water) to be or become stagnant.
2. to become dull and inactive.
stagˈnation noun
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