Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun That which stands firm, showing strength and resistance to change; something strongly rooted either physically or mentally.

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Examples

  • Our "standfast" was lifted as of Sunday, and Peace Corps drove those of us who were in Tashkent home (except for those flying out West).

    Wanderlustress:

  • Our "standfast" was lifted as of Sunday, and Peace Corps drove those of us who were in Tashkent home (except for those flying out West).

    Safe And Sound...

  • Fortunately, we were released the next morning, but were on standfast for the rest of the weekend – meaning we had to stay in site.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Fortunately, we were released the next morning, but were on standfast for the rest of the weekend – meaning we had to stay in site.

    Belizean' A New Trail

  • We volunteers are on standfast right now which means we can´t travel outside of this area in Pantoja.

    Sunday September 7 Nice, cool rainy day

  • Dee says that standfast has been lifted for Peace Corps Uzbekistan.

    Safe And Sound...

  • Needless to say, I am ok, and all volunteers have been place on “standfast”, which means to stay put, not to leave our present locations, and to be alert.

    Embassy Bombings in Tashkent

  • Needless to say, I am ok, and all volunteers have been place on “standfast”, which means to stay put, not to leave our present locations, and to be alert.

    Wanderlustress:

  • I'm glad to hear that they lifted standfast so quickly.

    Safe And Sound...

  • The ability to standfast when everyone is screaming the sky is falling is a quality I cherish.

    Top Ten Reasons Miss Snark Loves You

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