Stanch
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Stanch [stahnch]

VERB

VERB

  • To stop the flow of a liquid.

  • To stop the flow of blood from a wound.

  • To stop or check in the course of something.

Example

"His colleagues saved his life by stanching the flow immediately."

"The government should keep track and stanch the inflation in advance."

Synonyms

Closure, Cessation

Antonyms

Open, Continue

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