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stand off Explained

stand off at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

39 Moby Thesaurus words for "stand off":
bear off, decline, die away, diminish, drift away, dwindle, ebb,
fade, fade away, go, go away, haul off, hold away from, keep aloof,
keep away, keep away from, keep clear of, maintain distance,
move away, move off, pull away, put off, recede, retire, retreat,
retrocede, run from, sail away from, shove off, shrink, sink,
stand aloof, stand clear of, stand from, steer away from,
steer clear of, wane, widen the distance, withdraw

stand off at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[V] (Distance): be distant, extend to, stretch to, reach to, spread to, go to, get to, stretch away to, range, keep away, keep off, keep aloof, keep clear of, stand away, stand off, stay away, keep one's distance, distance, distance oneself from.

[V] (Avoidance): abstain, refrain, keep from, keep aloof, stand off, take no part in, avoid, shun, steer clear of, keep one's distance, evade, elude.

stand off at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-verb » stands off|standing off|stood off
  • To stand some distance apart from something or someone.
    1. : He stood off from the fire, for fear of getting scorched.
    2. Inter: U » S To prevent any would-be attacker from coming close by adopting an offensive posture.
    3. : We took hold of anything that might serve as a weapon to stand off the menacing group of young men.

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      * Mexican standoff

    Category: Category:English phrasal verbs -
    Category: Category:English phrasal verbs with particle (off) -
    Translation: et » stand off
    Translation: ta » stand off
    Translation: zh » stand off