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synonyms for stand off

  • halt
  • hamper
  • hinder
  • interrupt
  • postpone
  • put off
  • slow
  • stay
  • stop
  • suspend
  • arrest
  • brake
  • check
  • die
  • equivocate
  • fence
  • filibuster
  • hedge
  • prevaricate
  • quibble
  • stand
  • still
  • stonewall
  • tarry
  • temporize
  • avoid the issue
  • beat around the bush
  • drag one's feet
  • hold off
  • not move
  • play for time
  • shut down
  • slow down
  • stand still
  • take one's time
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antonyms for stand off

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  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • carry out
  • continue
  • do
  • encourage
  • expedite
  • forward
  • go
  • help
  • permit
  • promote
  • push
  • face
  • meet
  • release
  • further
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How to use stand off in a sentence

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
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
It is only necessary to have a zinc, or a galvanized tray on which to stand the glass in an inverted position.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
Gold and silver make the feet stand sure: but wise counsel is above them both.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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
I do not think it would have been possible to stand between the public and a writer in this way in the years before 1914.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
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