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staunch

constant; true; faithful; steadfast: a staunch friend; strong; substantial
Not to be confused with:
stance – position of the body while standing; a mental or emotional position: take a firm stance
stanch – to stop the flow of blood or other liquid: Use direct pressure to stanch the bleeding.
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staunch 1

 (stônch, stänch) also stanch (stônch, stänch, stănch)
adj. staunch·er, staunch·est also stanch·er or stanch·est
1. Firm and steadfast; loyal or true. See Synonyms at faithful.
2. Having a strong or substantial construction or constitution: "the staunch turrets of the fortified city walls" (Robert Rosenberg).

[Middle English staunche, from Anglo-Norman estaunche, from estaunchier, to stanch, variant of Old French estanchier; see stanch1.]

staunch′ly adv.
staunch′ness n.
Usage Note: Staunch is more common than stanch as the spelling of the adjective. Stanch is more common than staunch as the spelling of the verb.

staunch 2

 (stônch, stänch)
v.
Variant of stanch1.
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staunch

(stɔːntʃ)
adj
1. loyal, firm, and dependable: a staunch supporter.
2. solid or substantial in construction
3. (Nautical Terms) rare (of a ship, etc) watertight; seaworthy
[C15: (originally: watertight): from Old French estanche, from estanchier to stanch1]
ˈstaunchly adv
ˈstaunchness n

staunch

(stɔːntʃ)
vb, n
a variant spelling of stanch1
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staunch1

(stɔntʃ)

v.t., v.i.

staunch2

(stɔntʃ, stɑntʃ)

also stanch



adj. -er, -est.
1. firm or steadfast in principle, loyalty, etc.
2. characterized by firmness, steadfastness, or loyalty: a staunch defense of the government.
3. strong; substantial: a staunch little cabin.
4. impervious to water or other liquids; watertight: a staunch vessel.
[1375–1425; late Middle English sta(u)nch < Middle French estanche (feminine), estanc (masculine), derivative of estancher to stanch1]
staunch′ly, adv.
staunch′ness, n.
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staunch


Past participle: staunched
Gerund: staunching

Imperative
staunch
staunch
Present
I staunch
you staunch
he/she/it staunches
we staunch
you staunch
they staunch
Preterite
I staunched
you staunched
he/she/it staunched
we staunched
you staunched
they staunched
Present Continuous
I am staunching
you are staunching
he/she/it is staunching
we are staunching
you are staunching
they are staunching
Present Perfect
I have staunched
you have staunched
he/she/it has staunched
we have staunched
you have staunched
they have staunched
Past Continuous
I was staunching
you were staunching
he/she/it was staunching
we were staunching
you were staunching
they were staunching
Past Perfect
I had staunched
you had staunched
he/she/it had staunched
we had staunched
you had staunched
they had staunched
Future
I will staunch
you will staunch
he/she/it will staunch
we will staunch
you will staunch
they will staunch
Future Perfect
I will have staunched
you will have staunched
he/she/it will have staunched
we will have staunched
you will have staunched
they will have staunched
Future Continuous
I will be staunching
you will be staunching
he/she/it will be staunching
we will be staunching
you will be staunching
they will be staunching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been staunching
you have been staunching
he/she/it has been staunching
we have been staunching
you have been staunching
they have been staunching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been staunching
you will have been staunching
he/she/it will have been staunching
we will have been staunching
you will have been staunching
they will have been staunching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been staunching
you had been staunching
he/she/it had been staunching
we had been staunching
you had been staunching
they had been staunching
Conditional
I would staunch
you would staunch
he/she/it would staunch
we would staunch
you would staunch
they would staunch
Past Conditional
I would have staunched
you would have staunched
he/she/it would have staunched
we would have staunched
you would have staunched
they would have staunched
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.staunch - stop the flow of a liquid; "staunch the blood flow"; "stem the tide"
check - arrest the motion (of something) abruptly; "He checked the flow of water by shutting off the main valve"
Adj.1.staunch - firm and dependable especially in loyaltystaunch - firm and dependable especially in loyalty; "a steadfast ally"; "a staunch defender of free speech"; "unswerving devotion"; "unswerving allegiance"
constant - steadfast in purpose or devotion or affection; "a man constant in adherence to his ideals"; "a constant lover"; "constant as the northern star"
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staunch

adjective loyal, faithful, stalwart, sure, strong, firm, sound, true, constant, reliable, stout, resolute, dependable, trustworthy, trusty, steadfast, true-blue, immovable, tried and true He's a staunch supporter of controls on government spending.
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staunch

adjective
Adhering firmly and devotedly, as to a person, a cause, or a duty:
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Translations
ثابِت، مُخْلِص
spolehlivývěrný
trofast
traustur
nelokāmsuzticams

staunch

1 [stɔːntʃ] ADJ (stauncher (compar) (staunchest (superl))) → leal, firme

staunch

2 [stɔːntʃ] VT [+ bleeding] → restañar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

staunch

[ˈstɔːntʃ]
adj [supporter] → ardent(e) often before n
to be a staunch believer in sth → croire fermement en qch
vtétancher
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

staunch

1
adj (+er) ally, friendunerschütterlich; Catholic, loyalist etcüberzeugt; member, supporterergeben, getreu; supportstandhaft; to be staunch in one’s belieffest or unerschütterlich im Glauben sein

staunch

2
vt flowstauen; bleedingstillen; to staunch a wounddie Blutung einer Wunde stillen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

staunch

1 [stɔːntʃ] adj (-er (comp) (-est (superl))) (supporter, friend) → fedele, leale; (believer, Christian) → convinto/a

staunch

2 [stɔːntʃ] vt (flow) → arrestare; (blood) → tamponare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

staunch

(stoːntʃ) adjective
firm, trusty. a staunch friend.
ˈstaunchly adverb
ˈstaunchness noun
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References in classic literature ?
It was not serious, and he soon staunched the blood and bound up the cut.
* The Look-alike Plague: IABC member Billie Jean Potter wrote to register her disagreement with the Newsweek writer who wrote, "(A mayor) shuttered the free dental clinic and staunched funding for ...
In any case it seems that the massive exodus of businesses to the suburbs or to other states has been staunched and we now see many outfits coming back or starting out in New York.