Definition of staunch
variant of 1stanch
Simple Definition of staunch
: very devoted or loyal to a person, belief, or cause
Examples of staunch
She is a staunch advocate of women's rights.
He's a staunch believer in the value of regular exercise.
I'm one of his staunchest supporters.
Variants of staunch
Origin of staunch
Middle English, from Anglo-French estanche, feminine of estanc, from estancher to stanch — more at stanch
First Known Use: 15th century
Synonym Discussion of staunch
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Medical Definition of staunch
- variant of stanch
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