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See definition of stood down on Dictionary.com
  • as inrelinquish
  • as inrepeal
  • as inresign

synonyms for stood down

  • abandon
  • abdicate
  • cede
  • drop out
  • forgo
  • hand over
  • quit
  • renounce
  • surrender
  • vacate
  • waive
  • withdraw
  • yield
  • abnegate
  • cast
  • desert
  • discard
  • ditch
  • drop
  • dump
  • forbear
  • forsake
  • forswear
  • kick
  • leave
  • release
  • repudiate
  • resign
  • sacrifice
  • shed
  • back down
  • cast off
  • cut loose
  • drop like hot potato
  • kiss good-bye
  • lay aside
  • opt out
  • quit cold turkey
  • retire from
  • stand down
  • swear off
  • take the oath
  • take the pledge
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antonyms for stood down

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  • allow
  • assert
  • claim
  • continue
  • defend
  • fight
  • hold
  • keep
  • remain
  • retain
  • stay
  • win
  • gather
  • maintain
  • revert
  • take up
  • take
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How to use stood down in a sentence

Bernard stood there face to face with Mrs. Vivian, whose eyes seemed to plead with him more than ever.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
After a minute's pause, while he stood painfully silent, she resumed in great emotion.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Louis stood firm, though pale and respectful, before the resentful gaze of Elizabeth.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
So he bore down on the solemn declaration that she stood face to face with a prison term for perjury.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The two women had no intention of bathing; they had just strolled down to the beach for a walk and to be alone and near the water.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Madame de Condillac stood watching him, her face composed, her glance cold.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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