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Synonyms for staunches

verb prevent, hold back
  • arrest
  • avoid
  • bar
  • block
  • break
  • check
  • close
  • disrupt
  • intercept
  • interrupt
  • stall
  • stay
  • stem
  • suspend
  • bottle
  • choke
  • clog
  • congest
  • fill
  • fix
  • forestall
  • frustrate
  • gag
  • hinder
  • hush
  • impede
  • muzzle
  • obstruct
  • occlude
  • plug
  • repress
  • restrain
  • seal
  • silence
  • staunch
  • still
  • stopper
  • choke off
  • cut off
  • put a stop to
  • rein in
  • shut down
  • shut off
  • shut out
  • throw over
  • turn off
  • ward off

Antonyms for staunches

  • abet
  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • cause
  • continue
  • encourage
  • go
  • help
  • let go
  • open
  • permit
  • release
  • assist
  • clear
  • disturb
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • free
  • liberate
  • promote
  • support
  • unblock
  • begin
  • start
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.