Complete Definition of "staunch"

English

Alternative spellings
stanch

Pronunciation
AHD|stônch, stänch
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉËntÊ|-ÉËntÊ

Etymology
OF. estanchier, stanch, from Vulgar Latin stanticÄre, stop, from Latin stÄre, stand

Adjective
en-adj|er

  1. loyal, trustworthy

Verb
en-verb|staunch|es

  1. transitive To stop the flow of (blood).
  2. transitive To check the flow of.

Translations
Bosnian zaustaviti (protok neÄega, npr. krvi, suza, i sl.), inf
Bahasa setia

Usage notes
The spelling staunch is more commonly used for the adjective. In contrast, stanch is more commonly used as the spelling of the verb.

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