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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. staveverb

    parry, fend, forefend

    attract, court, draw, invoke, provoke

Princeton's WordNet

  1. staff, stavenoun

    (music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written

    round, staff, rung, faculty, lag

  2. stave, lagnoun

    one of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket

    rung, meantime, round, interim, slowdown, meanwhile, staff, lag, retardation

  3. rung, round, staveverb

    a crosspiece between the legs of a chair

    turn, lag, beat, rung, round of drinks, unit of ammunition, daily round, round, circle, rhythm, one shot, round of golf, cycle, troll, spoke, rundle, staff, bout

  4. staveverb

    furnish with staves

    "stave a ladder"

    stave in

  5. stave, stave inverb

    burst or force (a hole) into something

    stave in

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stavenoun

    stanza, verse, staff

  2. staveverb

    burst, break a hole in, stave in

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  1. Samantha Heller:

    Research is pretty consistent that fiber in plant foods like whole grains, fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts and seeds helps stave off all kinds of diseases, going very low carb as a lifestyle is not necessary for most of us, nor is it the healthiest or the most realistic approach to a healthy diet.

  2. Ed Quinto:

    It was raining the whole time, but we were able to stave off hypothermia, the trail back to the road is only 5 feet wide, so flying him was the fastest way to take the patient to the hospital without causing further injury.

  3. Nile Gardiner:

    Airstrikes are only a limited means of warfare -- eventually you are going to need, I believe, a U.S. ground presence in order to defeat ISIS, airstrikes are very limited in their capacity … in order to stave off the ISIS threat; we have to have a strategy for victory, not containment.

  4. Viveca Novak:

    Google's big spending in Washington could be meant in part to rally Congress and the White House to come to its defense in the face of the EU's antitrust case against the company, it needs allies, the more prominent the better -- and it also wants to stave off any similar government inquiries stateside.

  5. White House:

    Industry should be in communication with their counterparts in Mexico to encourage the Mexican government to work with the Administration and stave off the dangerous crisis at our southern border as quickly as possible.

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Translations for stave

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  • Daube, Vers, Notenlinien, Notensystem, Sprosse, StropheGerman
  • staloEsperanto
  • estrofaSpanish
  • puola, säkeistö, kävelykeppi, lauta, nuottiviivastoFinnish
  • portéeFrench
  • 五線Japanese
  • строфа, стихMacedonian
  • stavNorwegian
  • vers, staf, sport, strofe, balk, notenbalkDutch
  • stavNorwegian
  • doagăRomanian
  • стих, (боча́рная) [[клёпка]], па́лка, по́сох, трость, клюка́, но́тный стан, нотоно́сец, шест, строфа́Russian
  • notrad, notsystemSwedish

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