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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: staunch(0.01121 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to staunch.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
adj : firm and dependable especially in loyalty; “a steadfast
ally”; “a staunch defender of free speech”; “unswerving
devotion”; “unswerving allegiance” [syn: steadfast, unswerving]
v : stop the flow of a liquid; “staunch the blood flow”; “them
the tide” [syn: stem, stanch, halt]
English → English (gcide)
Stanch \Stanch\ (st[.a]nch), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stanched
(st[.a]ncht); p. pr. & vb. n. Stanching.] [OF. estanchier,
F. ['e]tancher to stop a liquid from flowing; akin to Pr.,
Sp., & Pg. estancar, It. stancare to weary, LL. stancare,
stagnare, to stanch, fr. L. stagnare to be or make stagnant.
1. To stop the flowing of, as blood; to check; also, to stop
the flowing of blood from; as, to stanch a wound. [Written
Iron or a stone laid to the neck doth stanch the
bleeding of the nose. --Bacon.
2. To extinguish; to quench, as fire or thirst. [Obs.]
Stanch \Stanch\, a. [Compar. Stancher (-[~e]r); superl.
Stanchest.] [From Stanch, v. t., and hence literally
signifying, stopped or stayed; cf. Sp. estanco stopped,
tight, not leaky, as a ship. See Stanch, v. t.] [Written
1. Strong and tight; sound; firm; as, a stanch ship.
One of the closets is parqueted with plain deal, set
in diamond, exceeding stanch and pretty. --Evelyn.
2. Firm in principle; constant and zealous; loyal; hearty;
steady; steadfast; as, a stanch churchman; a stanch friend
or adherent. --V. Knox.
In politics I hear you 're stanch. --Prior.
3. Close; secret; private. [Obs.]
This is to be kept stanch. --Locke.