Definitions of stagnate:
- verb: cease to flow; stand without moving
Example: "Blood stagnates in the capillaries"
- verb: cause to stagnate
Example: "There are marshes that stagnate the waters"
- verb: stand still
Example: "Industry will stagnate if we do not stimulate our economy"
- verb: be idle; exist in a changeless situation
Example: "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"
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