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stand for Explained

stand for at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

146 Moby Thesaurus words for "stand for":
abide, abide with, advert to, affirm, allege, allude to, announce,
annunciate, approach anchorage, argue, assert, assever, asseverate,
aver, avouch, avow, be construed as, be indicative of,
be significant of, be symptomatic of, be taken as, bear,
bear down on, bear down upon, bear up for, bear up to, bear with,
bespeak, betoken, bide, blink at, brave, breathe, brook,
characterize, close with, condone, connive at, connote, contend,
countenance, declare, denominate, denote, designate, differentiate,
disclose, display, emblematize, endure, entail, enunciate, express,
fetch, figure, finger, give evidence, give token, go aboard,
go alongside, hang in, hang in there, hang tough, have, hear of,
highlight, hint, hold, identify, imply, import, indicate, indulge,
insist, involve, issue a manifesto, lay aboard, lay down, lay for,
lay in, lie in, lump, lump it, maintain, make, make at, make for,
manifest, manifesto, mark, mean, name, note, overlook, persevere,
pick out, point at, point out, point to, predicate, proclaim,
profess, pronounce, protest, put, put away for, put in,
put into port, put it, put up with, reach, refer to, reveal,
run for, sail for, say, select, set down, show, signify, speak,
speak out, speak up, specify, spell, stand, stand on, state,
steer toward, stick, stigmatize, stomach, submit, suffer, suggest,
support, sustain, symbol, symbolize, symptomatize, symptomize,
take up with, testify, tolerate, typify, wink at

stand for at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[V] (Indication): indicate, signal, denote, betoken, connote, represent, stand for, typify, symbolize.

[V] (Deputy): stand for, represent, be a proxy for.

stand for at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

stand for
v 1: express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol;
"What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?" [syn: {typify},
{symbolize}, {symbolise}, {represent}]
2: denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An
example sentence would show what this word means" [syn: {mean},
{intend}, {signify}]
3: take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to; "Because
of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in
Greek stands for an 's' in Latin" [syn: {represent}, {correspond}]
4: tolerate or bear; "I won't stand for this kind of behavior!"
[syn: {hold still for}]

stand for at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-verb » head=stand for|stands for|standing for|stood for
  • Inter: idiomatic » said of abbreviations To mean; to symbolize; to represent
    1. : The abbreviation CIA stands for "Central Intelligence Agency".
    2. To advocate, to support
    3. To tolerate
    4. : We wont stand for that type of behaviour.''


      Inter: trans-top » to mean, symbolize or represent

  • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|إستند|tr=istánada

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|staan voor

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » to advocate or support
    • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|ساند|tr=sânada

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|voorstaan

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


    * Stanford
    Category: Category:English phrasal verbs -
    Category: Category:English phrasal verbs with particle (for) -
    Translation: ar » stand for
    Translation: et » stand for
    Translation: fr » stand for
    Translation: mg » stand for
    Translation: ja » stand for
    Translation: pl » stand for
    Translation: fi » stand for