Definition of Stand sentinel

1. Verb. Watch over so as to protect. "The jewels over which they kept guard were stolen"

Exact synonyms: Keep Guard, Stand Guard, Stand Watch
Generic synonyms: Guard



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stand Sentinel

stand for
stand from under
stand guard
stand in
stand in for
stand in someone's shoes
stand off
stand oil
stand on ceremony
stand on end
stand on its own
stand on one's own two feet
stand one's ground
stand out
stand pat
stand sentinel (current term)
stand someone in good stead
stand still
stand stock still
stand tall
stand the test of time
stand to
stand to reason
stand up
stand up against
stand up for
stand up to
stand watch
standage
standages

Literary usage of Stand sentinel

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by Shakespeare Society (Great Britain) (1853)
"That's no question; I know it by myself, and whilst I stand sentinel I'll ... If any stand sentinel in her quarters, we shall keep quarter here no longer. ..."

2. Publications by Musical Antiquarian Society (1851)
"That's no question; I know it by myself, and whilst I stand sentinel I'll ... If any stand sentinel in her quarters, we shall keep quarter here no longer. ..."

3. Poverty and Un-British Rule in India by Dadabhai Naoroji (1901)
"stand sentinel at the front door of India, challenging the whole world, that they do and shall protect India against all comers, and themselves carry away ..."

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