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    stand by

    stand by - Dictionary definition and meaning for word stand by

    (verb) not act or do anything
    Example Sentence
    • He just stood by when the police beat up the demonstrators
    (verb) be available or ready for a certain function or service
    Synonyms : stick about , stick around
    (verb) be loyal to
    Synonyms : adhere , stick , stick by
    Example Sentence
    • She stood by her husband in times of trouble
    • The friends stuck together through the war
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