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to stave off hunger

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  • stave off — verb prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening (Freq. 3) Let s avoid a confrontation head off a confrontation avert a strike • Syn: ↑debar, ↑forefend, ↑forfend, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stave off — here, eat some crackers to stave off your hunger Syn: avert, prevent, avoid, counter, preclude, forestall, nip in the bud; ward off, fend off, head off, keep off, keep at bay …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • stave something off — AVERT, prevent, avoid, counter, preclude, forestall, nip in the bud; ward off, fend off, head off, keep off, keep at bay. → stave * * * ˌstave sthˈoff derived (staved …   Useful english dictionary

  • stave — stave1 [steıv] n [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: staves] 1.) the set of five lines on which music is written 2.) one of the thin curved pieces of wood fitted close together to form the sides of a ↑barrel stave 2 stave2 v past tense and past participle… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stave — 1 noun (C) 1 the set of five lines on which music is written 2 one of the thin curved pieces of wood fitted close together to form the sides of a barrel 1 (1) 2 verb stave in phrasal verb past tense and past participle staved or stove (I, T) to… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Philippine revolts against Spain — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Philippine revolts against Spain date=1567 1872 place=Philippines result=Most revolts failed combatant1= combatant2= commander1= other Spanish governor generals and military commanders commander2= other Filipino …   Wikipedia

  • Nicolas Darvas — was a world famous dancer, self taught investor and well known author. Contents 1 Escape from Hungary 2 Books Read Off Hours 3 Darvas Profits 4 Stock Selecti …   Wikipedia

  • nip — nip1 /nip/, v., nipped, nipping, n. v.t. 1. to squeeze or compress tightly between two surfaces or points; pinch; bite. 2. to take off by pinching, biting, or snipping (usually fol. by off): He nipped off a piece of steak and gave it to the dog.… …   Universalium

  • Captain John's Harbour Boat Restaurant — is a noted Toronto restaurant and banquet hall. It is located in the MS Jadran a former Adriatic passenger ship now permanently docked at Yonge Street and Queen s Quay on Toronto s historic waterfront. The restaurant is open each day of the year …   Wikipedia

  • Snack food — Part of a series on Meals …   Wikipedia

  • Tea sandwich — A tea sandwich is a small prepared sandwich meant to be eaten at afternoon teatime to stave off hunger until the main meal. The tea sandwich may take a number of different forms, but should be easy to handle, and should be capable of being eaten… …   Wikipedia


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