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stand by

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standby

noun

Synonyms of standby (Entry 2 of 2)

something or someone to which one looks for support
  • our old standby in times of trouble

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The first known use of stand by was in the 13th century

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“Stand by.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stand%20by. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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