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Synonyms for stand back

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stand back, keep one's eyes off, keep one's distance, keep one's hands off, stay away(verb)

    stay clear of, avoid

    "Keep your hands off my wife!"; "Keep your distance from this man--he is dangerous"

    keep one's eyes off, keep one's distance, keep one's hands off, stay away

  2. stand back(verb)

    stand away from an object or person

    "He stood back to look at her"

    keep one's eyes off, keep one's distance, keep one's hands off, stay away

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. stand back

    avoid, hold aloof, hold off, keep aloof, keep away, keep clear, keep out, let alone, let be, retire, stand aside, stand away, stand off, withdraw

    arbitrate, intercede, intercept, interfere, intermeddle, interpose, interrupt, meddle, mediate

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  1. standback

How to use stand back in a sentence?

  1. Richard Nixon:

    You think of those kids out there. I say kids. I have seen them. They are the greatest. You see these bums, you know, blowing up the campuses. Listen, the boys that are on the college campuses today are the luckiest people in the world, going to the greatest universities, and here they are burning up the books, I mean storming around about this issueI mean you name itget rid of the war; there will be another one. Out there weve got kids who are just doing their duty. I have seen them. They stand tall, and they are proud. I am sure they are scared. I was when I was there. But when it really comes down to it, they stand up and, boy, you have to talk up to those men. And they are going to do fine; weve got to stand back of them.

  2. Bill Chickering:

    Anger is a very appropriate and necessary response to an injustice. But stand back now the truth, clearly spoken, is always your best weapon. Calmly spoken, it can burn a hole through the hardest heart.

  3. Ann Furedi:

    We can no longer stand back and watch this shameful political gameplay with women's health at a time of national crisis, we will no longer be complicit in government policy of booking bleeding, vomiting women on interminable ferry journeys, putting their health at serious risk.

  4. Matthew Heimbach:

    Our members will instructed that if there's trouble to stand back and let law enforcement do its job.

  5. Sebastian Tynkkynen:

    If the coalition can't close the Swedish border and thereby stop 50,000 people from arriving in our country, the Finns Party cannot stand back and allow the immigration policy to be wrecked.

Translations for stand back

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  • zurückbleibenGerman
  • un paso atrásSpanish
  • katsoa vierestäFinnish
  • չմասնակցել, [[ետ]] [[կանգնել]], [[ձեռնպահ]] [[մնալ]]Armenian
  • [[ficar]] [[afastado]], [[distanciar]]-[[se]], [[ir]] [[para]] [[trás]], [[dar]] [[espaço]], [[afastar]]-[[se]], recuar, [[ficar]] [[de]] [[longe]], dar distância, [[sair]] [[de]] [[perto]], ficar de foraPortuguese
  • sta în spateRomanian
  • [[остава́ться]] [[в]] [[сторона, отходи́ть, отступа́ть, [[не]] [[вме́шиваться]], отойти́, отступи́ть, [[держа́ться]] [[сза́ди]]Russian

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    An antonym for "curdled"
    • A. thin
    • B. coagulated
    • C. solidified
    • D. grumous

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