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  Definition of stand for
  1. tolerate or bear; "I won''t stand for this kind of behavior!"
  2. express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol; "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?"
  3. denote or connote; "`maison'' means `house'' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means"
  4. 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"
Similar Words: hold still for, typify, symbolize, symbolise, represent, mean, intend, signify, correspond

 

Hyponyms: embody, be, personify, typify, epitomize, epitomise

 

Grouped Verbs: signify

 

Derivational Morphology: representation, mental representation, internal representation, symbol, symbolization, symbolisation, symbolic representation, symbolist, symbolizer, symboliser, symbolizing, symbolising, typification, meaning, significance, signification, import, sign, form, word form, signifier, descriptor, substance

 

Anagrams: Stanford

 

 
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