verb (used without object), stag·nat·ed, stag·nat·ing.
verb (used with object), stag·nat·ed, stag·nat·ing.
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Origin of stagnate
OTHER WORDS FROM stagnatestag·na·tion, nounstag·na·to·ry [stag-nuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /ˈstæg nəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjectiveun·stag·nat·ing, adjective
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How to use stagnate in a sentence
As wages stagnated and the cost of living soared, the promise of the free market was starting to look suspicious.
So, if your campaigns are stagnating or you’re just looking to increase efficiency, dig into the data to assess who you’re targeting and start experimenting.More Google Ads changes and SERP fluctuations; Thursday’s daily brief|Carolyn Lyden|February 25, 2021|Search Engine Land
Since the 1970s, productivity has been rising sharply while wages stagnated, breaking the earlier trend when they rose in unison.Trillion dollar question: Will workers share in the savings from remote work?|Aaron Pressman|January 15, 2021|Fortune
Venture capital funding going to women entrepreneurs stagnated over the last year at around 12%.Term Sheet readers predict which markets will boom in 2021|Lucinda Shen|December 18, 2020|Fortune
They can interact with the company’s culture only in a minimal way, and that will lead to increasing concerns about stagnating or being left behind.
Harping about a Republican war on women while wages stagnate and growth sputters is trivial and desperate.
In this scenario, productivity will rise, but wages may stagnate or decline.In the Future We'll All Be Renters: America's Disappearing Middle Class|Joel Kotkin|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This means that their gene pools stagnate and accumulate increasingly harmful mutations.Our Taste for Cheap Palm Oil Is Killing Chimpanzees|Carrie Arnold|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yes, the economy remains sclerotic, work force participation is abysmal, and wages stagnate.GOP’s Biggest 2016 Problem: Clinton’s Numbers Among White Voters|Lloyd Green|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Anders Aslund says that “[t]he Russian economy was earlier set to stagnate, but now it is likely to contract.”
There is such a thing as slack tide in the affairs of men, when a crisis seems as if it would never come, and all things stagnate.Magnum Bonum|Charlotte M. Yonge
Without war the world would stagnate and lose itself in materialism.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
At any rate, if such a reader cannot feel excitement here, he would utterly stagnate in any previous novel.The English Novel|George Saintsbury
The course of nature seemed to stagnate, and the constellations to pause in their career, as if in mockery of my feelings.Tales from "Blackwood"|Various
They must not be allowed to stagnate, nor to think that because they live in an atmosphere of books they are exempt from reading.