English to Afrikaans Meaning :: stanch

Stanch :
- aanhankelijkaanhankelijkopgehoustancherstanchesstancheststanching
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Verb(1) stop the flow of a liquid

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(1) After the physio had tried to staunch the flow of blood to the head wound, he called for an ambulance to get Abrazu into hospital.(2) Bending double, he pressed one hand over the other, trying to staunch the hot flow of blood.(3) His smaller arms clasped at the oozing wounds on his back to staunch the flow of blood.(4) Four were carrying a large white-swathed bundle, while the other four desperately attempted to staunch the flow of blood from various wounds.(5) The master-thief put a hand to his wound again in a half-hearted attempt to staunch the blood flow.(6) Faithfully applied, the court's ruling may be helping to staunch the flow of questionable science.(7) Derek walked through them, teaching the unwounded how to treat each other for shock, how to staunch a wound or tourniquet a limb that was bleeding too badly.(8) They tried to staunch the wound and keep her alive but she stayed them.(9) I was trying to staunch the flow of blood from his wound, which was a massive wound to his left forehead, and keep him from moving.(10) Although their commitments to Hull meant they were unable to take up an active role with York, Stabler remains a staunch supporter of the Wasps.(11) In recent years, Bulgaria proved to be a loyal and staunch ally to the US, which was further deepened with our full-fledged NATO membership.(12) But few in Khartoum, including western diplomats and local human rights activists, are convinced that such a move would staunch the flow of either oil or blood.(13) Denmark's government is a staunch supporter of the Bush administration and has committed troops to Iraq and Afghanistan.(14) They are staunch supporters of Manchester United.(15) I don't think, if the goal was to end his drop in the polls or at least staunch the flow from his wounds, that he accomplished it.(16) House of Representative Republican from Philadelphia, Curt Weldon, is a staunch supporter of missile defence and a member of the powerful Armed Services Committee.
Related Words
(1) staunch ::
(2) stanch bleeding ::
aanhankelijk bloeding
1. stem ::
2. halt ::
3. staunch ::
4. stalwart ::
5. loyal ::
6. faithful ::
7. committed ::
8. devoted ::
9. dedicated ::
10. dependable ::
11. reliable ::
12. steady ::
13. constant ::
14. trusty ::
15. hard-working ::
16. steadfast ::
17. redoubtable ::
18. unwavering ::
19. tireless ::
21. resolute ::
22. determined ::
Different Forms
stanch, stanched, stancher, stanches, stanchest, stanching
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