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Definition 1: a person who is loyal to their allegiance (especially in times of revolt) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for stalwart in the sense of this definition

(stalwart is a kind of ...) a person who backs a politician or a team etc.

"all their supporters came out for the game" "they are friends of the library"

Definition 2: used especially of persons - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where stalwart or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a stalwart knight
  • a stouthearted fellow who had an active career in the army

Synonyms for stalwart in the sense of this definition

(stalwart is similar to ...) possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching

"Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring" "a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain" "set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory"

Definition 3: dependable - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where stalwart or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the stalwart citizens at Lexington
  • a stalwart supporter of the UN
  • stout hearts

Synonyms for stalwart in the sense of this definition

(stalwart is similar to ...) firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination

"stood resolute against the enemy" "faced with a resolute opposition" "a resolute and unshakeable faith"

Definition 4: having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where stalwart or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • hardy explorers of northern Canada
  • proud of her tall stalwart son
  • stout seamen
  • sturdy young athletes

Synonyms for stalwart in the sense of this definition

(stalwart is similar to ...) sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction

"a robust body" "a robust perennial"

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