Standing Synonyms & Definitions

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• StandingDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) Place to stand in; station; stand.
  2. (n.) Maintenance of position; duration; duration or existence in the same place or condition; continuance; as, a custom of long standing; an officer of long standing.
  3. (a.) Not flowing; stagnant; as, standing water.
  4. (a.) Remaining erect; not cut down; as, standing corn.
  5. (a.) Not transitory; not liable to fade or vanish; lasting; as, a standing color.
  6. (n.) Condition in society; relative position; reputation; rank; as, a man of good standing, or of high standing.
  7. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Stand
  8. (a.) Established by law, custom, or the like; settled; continually existing; permanent; not temporary; as, a standing army; legislative bodies have standing rules of proceeding and standing committees.
  9. (n.) The act of stopping, or coming to a stand; the state of being erect upon the feet; stand.
  10. (a.) Not movable; fixed; as, a standing bed (distinguished from a trundle-bed).

• StandDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. i.) To be, or signify that one is, willing to play with ones hand as dealt.
  2. (v. i.) A state of perplexity or embarrassment; as, to be at a stand what to do.
  3. (n.) To adhere to fixed principles; to maintain moral rectitude; to keep from falling into error or vice.
  4. (n.) To be at rest in an erect position; to be fixed in an upright or firm position
  5. (v. t.) To endure; to sustain; to bear; as, I can not stand the cold or the heat.
  6. (n.) To have or maintain a position, order, or rank; to be in a particular relation; as, Christian charity, or love, stands first in the rank of gifts.
  7. (v. i.) A place where a witness stands to testify in court.
  8. (n.) To be consistent; to agree; to accord.
  9. (n.) To offer ones self, or to be offered, as a candidate.
  10. (v. i.) A station in a city or town where carriages or wagons stand for hire; as, a cab stand.
  11. (v. i.) Rank; post; station; standing.
  12. (v. i.) A weight of from two hundred and fifty to three hundred pounds, -- used in weighing pitch.
  13. (n.) To occupy or hold a place; to have a situation; to be situated or located; as, Paris stands on the Seine.
  14. (n.) To continue upright in a certain locality, as a tree fixed by the roots, or a building resting on its foundation.
  15. (n.) To maintain an invincible or permanent attitude; to be fixed, steady, or firm; to take a position in resistance or opposition.
  16. (v. i.) A raised platform or station where a race or other outdoor spectacle may be viewed; as, the judges or the grand stand at a race course.
  17. (n.) To remain without ruin or injury; to hold good against tendencies to impair or injure; to be permanent; to endure; to last; hence, to find endurance, strength, or resources.
  18. (n.) To be or remain as it is; to continue in force; to have efficacy or validity; to abide.
  19. (v. t.) To set upright; to cause to stand; as, to stand a book on the shelf; to stand a man on his feet.
  20. (n.) To be supported on the feet, in an erect or nearly erect position; -- opposed to lie, sit, kneel, etc.
  21. (n.) To appear in court.
  22. (n.) To hold a course at sea; as, to stand from the shore; to stand for the harbor.
  23. (v. t.) To abide by; to submit to; to suffer.
  24. (n.) To measure when erect on the feet.
  25. (v. i.) A small table; also, something on or in which anything may be laid, hung, or placed upright; as, a hat stand; an umbrella stand; a music stand.
  26. (n.) To cease from progress; not to proceed; to stop; to pause; to halt; to remain stationary.
  27. (n.) To be in some particular state; to have essence or being; to be; to consist.
  28. (v. i.) A halt or stop for the purpose of defense, resistance, or opposition; as, to come to, or to make, a stand.
  29. (v. t.) To resist, without yielding or receding; to withstand.
  30. (v. i.) A young tree, usually reserved when other trees are cut; also, a tree growing or standing upon its own root, in distinction from one produced from a scion set in a stock, either of the same or another kind of tree.
  31. (v. t.) To be at the expense of; to pay for; as, to stand a treat.
  32. (v. i.) A place or post where one stands; a place where one may stand while observing or waiting for something.
  33. (n.) To stagnate; not to flow; to be motionless.
  34. (v. i.) The situation of a shop, store, hotel, etc.; as, a good, bad, or convenient stand for business.
  35. (n.) To maintain ones ground; to be acquitted; not to fail or yield; to be safe.
  36. (v. i.) The act of standing.