Definition of 'stagnate'
- stand still; "Industry will stagnate if we do not stimulate our economy"
- cause to stagnate; "There are marshes that stagnate the waters"
- cease to flow; stand without moving; "Stagnating waters"; "blood stagnates in the capillaries"
- be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all morning"
Synonyms: idle laze slug