Definition of standby:
Synonyms for standby:
airline, emergency, aerial, successor, air rage, baggage allowance, mainstay, reserve, accompanied baggage, understudy, anchor, backup, pillar, reliance, surrogate, metaphor, airlink, secondary, baggage storage, supplementary, auxiliary, alternate, baggage check, buttress, airfare, air mile, replacement, stand-in, supplemental, increase, substitute.
And fourth, because we must ensure reduction and eventual elimination of deficits over the next several years, I will propose a standby tax, limited to no more than 1 percent of the gross national product, to start in fiscal 1986. It would last no more than 3 years, and it would start only if the Congress has first approved our spending freeze and budget control program.- "State of the Union Addresses of Ronald Reagan", Ronald Reagan.
- "The Machine That Saved The World", William Fitzgerald Jenkins.
- "The Samurai Strategy", Thomas Hoover.