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standing British & World English

Position, status, or reputation

standing English Thesaurus

his standing in the community

stand British & World English

Have or maintain an upright position, supported by one’s feet

free-standing British & World English

Not attached to or supported by another structure

long-standing British & World English

Having existed or continued for a long time

self-standing British & World English

Existing without outside assistance or dependence on others

all standing British & World English

(Chiefly with reference to a boat’s stopping) without time to lower the sails

standing crop British & World English

A growing crop, especially of a cereal

standing joke British & World English

Something that regularly causes amusement or provokes ridicule

standing part British & World English

The end of a rope or sheet in a ship’s rigging which is made fast, as distinct from the end to be hauled on

Standing Rock British & World English

A Sioux Indian reservation that straddles the North Dakota-South Dakota border, west of the Missouri River

standing room British & World English

Space available for people to stand rather than sit in a passenger vehicle or building

standing wave British & World English

A vibration of a system in which some particular points remain fixed while others between them vibrate with the maximum amplitude

long-standing English Thesaurus

a long-standing friendship

credit standing British & World English

The reputation of a person or organization with regard to capability and promptness in meeting financial obligations

standing count British & World English

A count of eight taken on a boxer who has not been knocked down but who appears temporarily unfit to continue fighting

standing order British & World English

An instruction to a bank by an account holder to make regular fixed payments to a particular person or organization

standing stone British & World English

Another term for menhir.

standing committee British & World English

A permanent committee that meets regularly

standing ovation British & World English

A period of prolonged applause during which the crowd or audience rise to their feet

in good standing British & World English

In favour or on good terms with someone

standing on one's head British & World English

With no difficulty at all

leave someone/thing standing British & World English

Be much better or make much faster progress than someone or something else

all standing in standing British & World English

(Chiefly with reference to a boat’s stopping) without time to lower the sails

stand pat in pat2 British & World English

Stick stubbornly to one’s opinion or decision

stand pat British & World English

Stick stubbornly to one’s opinion or decision

stand at in stand British & World English

Be at (a particular level or value)

stand by in stand British & World English

Be present while something bad is happening but fail to take any action to stop it

stand for in stand British & World English

Be an abbreviation of or symbol for

stand on in stand British & World English

Be scrupulous in the observance of

stand out in stand British & World English

Project from a surface

stand to in stand British & World English

Stand ready for an attack, especially one before dawn or after dark

stand up in stand British & World English

(Of an argument, claim, evidence, etc.) remain valid after close scrutiny or analysis

stand by British & World English

Be present while something bad is happening but fail to take any action to stop it

stand for British & World English

Be an abbreviation of or symbol for

stand off British & World English

Move or keep away

stand on British & World English

Be scrupulous in the observance of

stand out British & World English

Project from a surface

stand to British & World English

Stand ready for an attack, especially one before dawn or after dark

stand up British & World English

(Of an argument, claim, evidence, etc.) remain valid after close scrutiny or analysis

in good standing in standing British & World English

In favour or on good terms with someone

go bail in bail1 British & World English

Act as surety for an accused person

go bail British & World English

Act as surety for an accused person


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