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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. Christian Poirier:

    The Amazon is incredibly important for our future, for our ability to stave off the worst of climate change, this isn't hyperbole. We're looking at untold destruction — not just of the The Amazon but for our entire planet.

  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. Yoon Tae-ho:

    There has been a stagnating trend in Daegu cases despite a slight increase today, the situation happening in the Seoul metropolitan area is unlikely to lead to that of the Daegu region ... but we will make maximum efforts to stave off further spread.

  4. India Walton:

    I won the Democratic primary. I won because I worked hard. I won because people are ready for change. I won because Democrats turned out and voted for me, but we have corporate Democrats who are so desperate to cling to what little power they have left and stave off the progressive wing of our party.

  5. 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.

Translations for stave

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  • Sprosse, Strophe, Notensystem, Vers, Notenlinien, DaubeGerman
  • staloEsperanto
  • estrofaSpanish
  • puola, säkeistö, kävelykeppi, nuottiviivasto, lautaFinnish
  • portéeFrench
  • 五線Japanese
  • стих, строфаMacedonian
  • stavNorwegian
  • notenbalk, balk, staf, vers, sport, strofeDutch
  • stavNorwegian
  • doagăRomanian
  • клюка́, трость, по́сох, но́тный стан, нотоно́сец, шест, строфа́, па́лка, (боча́рная) [[клёпка]], стихRussian
  • notsystem, notradSwedish

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    A synonym of "dry"
    • A. steamy
    • B. drippy
    • C. sodden
    • D. juiceless

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