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Meaning of "staunch" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD STAUNCH

(Originally: watertight): from Old French estanche, from estanchier to stanch.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF STAUNCH

staunch  [stɔːntʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF STAUNCH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Staunch is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES STAUNCH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

staunch

Lock (water transport)

A lock is a device for raising and lowering boats between stretches of water of different levels on river and canal waterways. The distinguishing feature of a lock is a fixed chamber in which the water level can be varied; whereas in a caisson lock, a boat lift, or on a canal inclined plane, it is the chamber itself that rises and falls. Locks are used to make a river more easily navigable, or to allow a canal to take a reasonably direct line across land that is not level.

Definition of staunch in the English dictionary

The first definition of staunch in the dictionary is loyal, firm, and dependable. Other definition of staunch is solid or substantial in construction. Staunch is also watertight; seaworthy.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH STAUNCH


avalanche
ˈævəˌlɑːntʃ
blanch
blɑːntʃ
branch
brɑːntʃ
craunch
krɔːntʃ
flaunch
flɔːntʃ
graunch
ɡrɔːntʃ
haunch
hɔːntʃ
launch
lɔːntʃ
overlaunch
ˌəʊvəˈlɔːntʃ
paunch
pɔːntʃ
planch
plɑːntʃ
postlaunch
ˌpəʊstˈlɔːntʃ
prelaunch
priːˈlɔːntʃ
ranch
rɑːntʃ
raunch
rɔːntʃ
relaunch
riːˈlɔːntʃ
revanche
rɪˈvɑːntʃ
snaphaunch
ˈsnæpˌhɔːntʃ
soft-launch
sɒft lɔːntʃ
sub-branch
ˈsʌbˈbrɑːntʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE STAUNCH

statutory declaration
statutory holiday
statutory maternity pay
statutory meeting
statutory order
statutory rape
statutory sick pay
Stauffenberg
staumrel
staun
staunchable
stauncher
staunchless
staunchly
staunchness
staurolite
staurolitic
stauroscope
stauroscopic
stauroscopically

WORDS THAT END LIKE STAUNCH

after-lunch
brunch
buffet lunch
bunch
credit crunch
crunch
honeybunch
hunch
lunch
motor launch
munch
power lunch
press launch
punch
rolling launch
school lunch
scrunch
soft launch
sucker punch
the crunch

Synonyms and antonyms of staunch in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «STAUNCH»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «staunch» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of staunch

Translation of «staunch» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF STAUNCH

Find out the translation of staunch to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of staunch from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «staunch» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

坚定的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

incondicional
570 millions of speakers

English

staunch
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कट्टर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مسيكة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

убежденным
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fiel
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বায়ুরোধী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

loyal
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tegas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

treu
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

忠実な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

충실한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Staunch
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trung thành
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வலுவான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कट्टर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sadık
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fedele
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zagorzały
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

переконаним
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ferm
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ένθερμος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

stoere
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pålitlig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

trofast
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of staunch

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «STAUNCH»

The term «staunch» is quite widely used and occupies the 41.099 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «STAUNCH» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «staunch» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «staunch» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about staunch

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10 QUOTES WITH «STAUNCH»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word staunch.
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James W. Black
The outcome, the fourth in an issue of five boys born into a staunch Baptist home, meant that from the beginning I was taught to be respectful of others no less than myself, influencing ever since both my political and administrative attitudes.
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Paul Broun
As one of the most conservative members of Congress and a staunch supporter of the 2nd Amendment, I am constantly under attack for my values and beliefs.
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Ray Comfort
Sadly, I have found that even evolution's most staunch believers are afraid to debate, because they know that their case for atheism and evolution is less than extremely weak.
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Madhuri Dixit
I've been a staunch advocate of women's empowerment, and I've worked hard throughout my career to advance the cause. It is heartening to see that gender equality is really becoming more of a reality. There is still much more to be done, and I'm confident that, by working together, we can empower women worldwide.
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Andy Garcia
I'm a staunch anti-Castro individual.
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Elisabeth Hasselbeck
Undoubtedly, the biggest misconception about me is that I'm some staunch conservative, blind, rightwing hardcore Republican who doesn't want to hear anything from the other side.
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Bill Kristol
There will be trying times during Obama's presidency, and liberty will need staunch defenders. Can Obama reshape liberalism to be, as it was under F.D.R., a fighting faith, unapologetically patriotic and strong in the defense of liberty? That would be a service to our country.
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Franz Marc
We are staunch and true and in rather a champagne mood.
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Lee Myung-bak
Including myself, the majority of the Korean people believe in this staunch alliance between Korea and the United States and all of us hope that our traditional alliance will be further strengthened in the future.
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George Noory
I'm a staunch believer that we are in an earth cycle. There's no question the planet is changing, and the fact that the Mayans had an end date and their history talks of change, I find that fascinating.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «STAUNCH»

Discover the use of staunch in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to staunch and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Staunch: Ward of the State
Half a million Australian children have been raised in institutional care. Staunch is the story of one boy's life as a ward of the state.
Ginger Briggs, 2012
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The Staunch Express: And Wild Cats
This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words.
William Batchelder Greene, 2010
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A History of the New Zealand Fiction Feature Film: Staunch As?
The book manages the feat of providing a reference map of the cinema, its genres, and its preoccupations, while at the same time giving fascinating detailed analysis of important texts.
Bruce Babington, 2007
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How to Use Corpora in Language Teaching
He was such a loyal, staunch and tender-hearted friend of my family, and he sink there I built a good staunch bench [. . . ] about like that square, put a vi on's daughter Mary, was a staunch Catholic. Consequently, during the last mo oth Tait and ...
John McH. Sinclair, 2004
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Political Tone: How Leaders Talk and Why
Election type* Year Candidates Party Tones** Argument Alignment Campaign Issues Dramatic Confrontation 1948 Truman/Dewey Staunch D/progressive R Sharp left tilt Do-nothing Congress; Social Security; civil rights; domestic economy ...
Roderick P. Hart, Jay P. Childers, Colene J. Lind, 2013
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Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships
Admirable) Staunch (AM-307) was laid down on 5 September 1943 at Seattle, Wash., by Associated Shipbuilders; launched on 15 February 1944; sponsored by Miss Gwendolyn Crosson ; and commissioned on 9 September 1944, Lt. Comdr.
James L. Mooney, 1976
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The Female Baller's Handbook
The Staunch, Progressive, Republicans are much more radical. They have zero - tolerance philosophies. They are tired of people abusing the system and they don't want to box with kid gloves. Staunch Republicans want their states to focus  ...
Ronnell "Chewy" Coombs
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Staunch Teetotaler Volume
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
BiblioBazaar, Joseph 1794 Livesey, 2010
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The bondman. The renegade. The parliament of love. The Roman ...
Yet,. though. he. observe,. and. waste. his. state. upon. us,'. If. he. be. staunch,a. and. bid. not. for. the. stock. ' ———--—— and waste his state upon us,] Everywhere the modern editors print this word with the mark of elision, as if it were ...
Philip Massinger, William Gifford, John Ferriar, 1805
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Staunch Meadow, Brandon, Suffolk: A High Status Middle Saxon ...
Excavations revealed evidence of a settlement dating from the mid 7th to late 9th centuries.
Andrew Tester, Sue Anderson, Ian Riddler, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «STAUNCH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term staunch is used in the context of the following news items.
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Kerry defends Iran deal amid staunch Republican opposition
US Secretary of State John Kerry has ferociously defended a nuclear deal struck between Iran and the P5+1 amid staunch Republican opposition. Congress has ... «Deutsche Welle, Jul 15»
2
Hugh Freeze takes staunch stance on Confederate flag
Tuesday, Mississippi State's Dan Mullen, a self-described Yankee, was chastised by the media for sidestepping questions regarding the Confederate flag being ... «NBCSports.com, Jul 15»
3
PPP has a staunch flag bearer – Fredua-Agyeman
Mr Kwaku Fredua-Agyeman, the Eastern Regional Chairman of the Progressive Peoples Party(PPP), has described the flag-bearer of the party as a staunch ... «Ghana Business News, Jul 15»
4
This Presidential Candidate Just Took a Staunch Stand Against …
Not everyone is seeing green when it comes to marijuana. This prominent figure just voiced her opinion firmly against legalizing the currently illicit drug. «Motley Fool, Jul 15»
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Data protection regulator launches staunch defence of Freedom of …
The regulator in charge of data protection and consumer protection has given a staunch defence of Britain's embattled transparency laws, only days after Justice ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
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Prison-time turned a staunch conservative into one of criminal …
Pat Nolan speaking at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor Flickr/Gage SkidmorePat Nolan speaking at the 2014 ... «Business Insider, Jun 15»
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The Jeb Bush formula: How the staunch conservative learned to talk …
"I know — I kinda know — how a Republican can win," Jeb Bush said last December. Speaking to a group of businessmen in Washington, DC, the former Florida ... «Vox, Jun 15»
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'Blood antiquities': a wound the world struggles to staunch
PARIS Off a corridor at world culture agency UNESCO's star-shaped Paris headquarters, a modest office with potted plants and three small desks has become ... «Reuters, Jun 15»
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Fifa corruption: Sepp Blatter's daughter issues staunch defence of …
Within hours of his tempestuous appointment to serve a fifth term as Fifa president Sepp Blatter was to be found sat on a sofa with a World Cup trophy in the ... «The Independent, May 15»
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El Salvador's Archbishop Oscar Romero Beatified, Was Staunch
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador—Archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified by Roman Catholic officials on Saturday, in an emotional ceremony elevating the ... «Wall Street Journal, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Staunch [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/staunch>. Aug 2019 ».
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