Synonyms for staunch

Synonyms for (verb) staunch

Synonyms: stanch, staunch, stem, halt

Definition: stop the flow of a liquid

Usage: staunch the blood flow; stem the tide

Similar words: check

Definition: arrest the motion (of something) abruptly

Usage: He checked the flow of water by shutting off the main valve

Synonyms for (adj) staunch

Synonyms: steadfast, unswerving, staunch

Definition: firm and dependable especially in loyalty

Usage: a steadfast ally; a staunch defender of free speech; unswerving devotion; unswerving allegiance

Similar words: constant

Definition: steadfast in purpose or devotion or affection

Usage: a man constant in adherence to his ideals; a constant lover; constant as the northern star

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