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synonyms for stand by

  • remedy
  • aid
  • appeal
  • choice
  • expediency
  • expedient
  • help
  • makeshift
  • option
  • refuge
  • resort
  • resource
  • shift
  • stopgap
  • substitute
  • support
  • stand-by
  • way out
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antonyms for stand by

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  • blockage
  • hindrance
  • injury
  • obstruction
  • permanent
  • stop
    • neglect
    • leave
    • give up
    • forget
    • quit
    • attack
    • abandon
    • discard
    • condemn
    • ignore
    • repudiate
    • conceal
    • forsake
    • deny
    • desert
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          All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
          TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
          She stood, in her young purity, at one end of the chain of years, and Mrs. Chepstow—did she really stand at the other?
          BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
          But the liberal soul deviseth liberal things, and by liberal things shall he stand.
          THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
          All bribery, and injustice shall be blotted out, and fidelity shall stand for ever.
          THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
          It is only necessary to have a zinc, or a galvanized tray on which to stand the glass in an inverted position.
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          John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
          SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
          Gold and silver make the feet stand sure: but wise counsel is above them both.
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          In the centre of the room is an oval table; some dozen men are sitting at it; as many more stand behind their chairs.
          THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
          Only, he argued, British soldiers would stand against the skyline during a general action.
          GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
          What more could one desire of him, I pray, Than just to hop around and stand for K?
          BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
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          WORDS RELATED TO STAND BY

          • abide by
          • be attached
          • be constant
          • be devoted
          • be devoted to
          • be faithful
          • be loyal
          • be true
          • cleave to
          • comply
          • follow
          • fulfill
          • heed
          • keep
          • maintain
          • mind
          • obey
          • observe
          • practice
          • respect
          • stand by
          • support
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