Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section IV. Motion
1. Motion in General
REST; stillness &c. adj.; quiescence; stagnation, stagnancy; fixity, immobility, catalepsy; indisturbance [rare]; quietism.
QUIET, tranquillity, calm; repose [See Repose]; peace; dead calm, anticyclone; statue-like repose; silence [See Silence]; not a breath of air, not a mouse stirring; not a leaf stirring; sleep (inactivity) [See Inactivity].
PAUSE, lull (cessation) [See Cessation]; stand, standstill; standing still &c. v.; lock; deadlock, dead stop, dead stand; full stop; fix; embargo.
RESTING PLACE; gîte [F.]; bivouac; home (abode) [See Abode]; pillow &c. (support) 215; haven (refuge) [See Refuge]; goal (arrival) [See Arrival].
BE QUIESCENT &c. adj.; stand still, stand fast, stand firm, lie still; keep quiet, repose, rest ones bonnet on a chair [dial., U. S.], rest ones face and hands [dial., U. S.], hold the breath.
REMAIN, stay; stand, lie to, ride at anchor, remain in situ, tarry, mark time; bring to, heave to, lay to; pull up, draw up; hold, halt; stop, stop short; rest, pause, anchor; cast anchor, come to anchor; rest on ones oars; repose -, rest- on ones laurels; lie back on ones record; take breath; stop (discontinue) [See Cessation].
VEGETATE, stagnate; quieta non movere [L.]; let alone, let well enough alone; abide, rest and be thankful; keep within doors, stay at home, go to bed, live the life of a clam.
dwell &c. (be present) [See Presence]; settle &c. (be located) [See Location]; alight (arrive) [See Arrival]; stick, stick fast; stand, stand like a post; not stir a -peg, - step; stand like a stuck pig [colloq.]; be at a stand &c. n.
QUELL, becalm, hush, calm, still, stay, lull to sleep, lay an embargo on, put the brakes on.
QUIESCENT, still; motionless, moveless; fixed; stationary; immotile; at rest, at a stand, at a standstill, at anchor; stock-still; standing still &c. v.; sedentary, untraveled, stay-at-home; becalmed, stagnant, quiet; unmoved, undisturbed, unruffled; calm, restful; cataleptic; immovable (stable) [See Stability]; sleeping (inactive) [See Inactivity]; silent [See Silence]; still as -a statue, - a post, - a stone, - a mouse, - death.
AT A STAND &c. adj.; tout court [F.]; at the halt.