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stanch1

stanch (staunch)1

 
 
pronunciation:
staench [or] stawnch
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: stanched, stanches, stanching, staunched, staunches, staunching
definition 1: to cause (a liquid, esp. blood) to stop flowing.
The doctor asked for a clamp to stanch the blood.
similar words:
stem
definition 2: to cause (a cut, wound, drip, or the like) to stop giving off liquid.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: of a liquid, esp. blood, to cease to flow.
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derivations: stanchable (adj.), stancher (n.)