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See definition of stand-by on Dictionary.com
  • as inrecourse
  • as inunderstudy

synonyms for stand-by

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

antonyms for stand-by

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  • blockage
  • hindrance
  • injury
  • obstruction
  • permanent
  • stop
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    How to use stand-by in a sentence

    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.
    HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
    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.
    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
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO STAND-BY

    • assistant
    • backup
    • deputy
    • double
    • fill in
    • pinch-hitter
    • recourse
    • relief
    • replacement
    • reserve
    • stalwart
    • stand-by
    • stand-in
    • sub
    • successor
    • temp
    • temporary
    • understudy
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