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Overview of noun standing

The noun standing has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) standing

(social or financial or professional status or reputation; "of equal standing"; "a member in good standing")

2. standing

(an ordered listing of scores or results showing the relative positions of competitors (individuals or teams) in a sporting event)

3. standing

(the act of assuming or maintaining an erect upright position)


Overview of verb stand

The verb stand has 12 senses? (first 11 from tagged texts)
1. (169) stand, stand up

(be standing; be upright; "We had to stand for the entire performance!")

2. (53) stand

(be in some specified state or condition; "I stand corrected")

3. (38) stand

(occupy a place or location, also metaphorically; "We stand on common ground")

4. (18) stand, remain firm

(hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright; "I am standing my ground and won't give in!")

5. (9) digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up

(put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage")

6. (8) stand

(have or maintain a position or stand on an issue; "Where do you stand on the War?")

7. (5) stand

(remain inactive or immobile; "standing water")

8. (3) stand

(be in effect; be or remain in force; "The law stands!")

9. (2) stand

(be tall; have a height of; copula; "She stands 6 feet tall")

10. (1) stand, stand up, place upright

(put into an upright position; "Can you stand the bookshelf up?")

11. (1) resist, stand, fend

(withstand the force of something; "The trees resisted her"; "stand the test of time"; "The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow")

12. stand

(be available for stud services; "male domestic animals such as stallions serve selected females")


Overview of adj standing

The adj standing has 6 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) standing

(having a supporting base; "a standing lamp")

2. (1) standing

(not created for a particular occasion; "a standing committee")

3. standing

((of fluids) not moving or flowing; "mosquitoes breed in standing water")

4. standing

(executed in or initiated from a standing position; "race from a standing start"; "a standing jump"; "a standing ovation")

5. standing

((of persons) on the feet; having the torso in an erect position supported by straight legs; "standing room only")

6. standing

(permanent; "a standing army")

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