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  Definition of Stand by
  1. be available or ready for a certain function or service
  2. be loyal to; "She stood by her husband in times of trouble"; "The friends stuck together through the war"
  3. not act or do anything; "He just stood by when the police beat up the demonstrators"
Similar Words: stick around, stick about, stick by, stick, adhere

 

Derivational Morphology: standby, understudy

 

Anagrams: standby

 

 
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