how to pronounce stanch

stæntʃ

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meanings of stanch

verb:

  1. To extinguish; to quench, as fire or thirst.
  2. To prop; to make stanch, or strong.
  3. To stop the flow of.
  4. To cease, as the flowing of blood.

adjective:

  1. Close; secret; private.
  2. Strong and tight; sound; firm.
  3. Firm in principle; constant and zealous; loyal; hearty; steadfast.

noun:

  1. A floodgate by which water is accumulated, for floating a boat over a shallow part of a stream by its release.
  2. That which stanches or checks a flow.

words with pronunciation similar to stanch

stenchstaunchstandstenchscantstatureslantstashstackedstashed

words that rhyme with stanch

branchavalancheblanchtrancheranch