Synonyms for standby

Synonyms for (noun) standby

Synonyms: standby

Definition: something that can be relied on when needed

Similar words: thing

Definition: an artifact

Usage: how does this thing work?

Synonyms: understudy, standby

Definition: an actor able to replace a regular performer when required

Similar words: actor, histrion, role player, thespian, player

Definition: a theatrical performer

Synonyms for (adj) standby

Synonyms: standby

Definition: ready for emergency use

Usage: a standby generator; a standby crew

Similar words: secondary

Definition: being of second rank or importance or value; not direct or immediate

Usage: the stone will be hauled to a secondary crusher; a secondary source; a secondary issue; secondary streams

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