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synonyms for stands by

  • advocate
  • declare
  • defend
  • emphasize
  • hold
  • insist
  • say
  • stress
  • uphold
  • affirm
  • allege
  • asseverate
  • attest
  • aver
  • avow
  • back
  • champion
  • contend
  • correct
  • justify
  • persist
  • profess
  • protest
  • rectify
  • report
  • right
  • state
  • vindicate
  • fight for
  • plead for
  • stand by
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antonyms for stands by

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  • abandon
  • attack
  • deny
  • desert
  • forget
  • forsake
  • quit
  • conceal
  • give up
  • leave
  • repudiate
  • condemn
  • discard
  • ignore
  • neglect
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        How to use stands by in a sentence

        This city stands upon almost two equal parts on each side the river that passes through.
        GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
        All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
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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
        The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
        THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
        Cincinnatus will not back to his plow, or, at the best, stands sullenly between his plow-handles arguing for a higher wage.
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        A splendid grand piano stands in one window (he receives a new one every year).
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        It stands at one extreme of our currency, with a dollar of gold set aside behind each dollar of paper.
        READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
        It stands very much in the way of that universal adult education which is our present concern.
        THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
        The perspiration stands on young Lamb's face; again his cigar goes out.
        THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
        The building, which has five storeys, stands on three sides of a square courtyard, and faces into Edmund Street.
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