stagnate

  1. be idle; exist in a changeless situation

    Synonyms : idle, laze, slug
    Examples :
    • The old man sat and stagnated on his porch
  2. cause to stagnate

    Type Of : change
    Examples :
    • There are marshes that stagnate the waters
  3. cease to flow; stand without moving

    Type Of : be
    Examples :
    • blood stagnates in the capillaries
  4. stand still

    Type Of : be
    Examples :
    • Industry will stagnate if we do not stimulate our economy