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Princeton's WordNet

  1. typify, symbolize, symbolise, stand for, representverb

    express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol

    "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?"

    Synonyms:
    signify, mean, typify, hold still for, be, represent, play, lay out, comprise, symbolise, defend, stage, interpret, map, exemplify, correspond, act, symbolize, make up, epitomize, intend, present, epitomise, constitute

  2. mean, intend, signify, stand forverb

    denote or connote

    "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means"

    Synonyms:
    entail, signify, mean, typify, hold still for, represent, destine, imply, symbolise, specify, have in mind, designate, think, correspond, think of, symbolize, intend

  3. represent, stand for, correspondverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    fit, stage, act, mean, typify, play, be, represent, equate, lay out, signify, tally, agree, defend, comprise, symbolise, hold still for, match, map, exemplify, present, check, make up, correspond, gibe, symbolize, interpret, intend, jibe, constitute

  4. stand for, hold still forverb

    tolerate or bear

    "I won't stand for this kind of behavior!"

    Synonyms:
    intend, correspond, symbolize, symbolise, signify, mean, hold still for, represent, typify

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stand for

    Synonyms:
    signify, mean, represent

  2. stand for

    Synonyms:
    defend, support, aid, help, side with, stand by, not desert

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How to use stand for in a sentence?

  1. Molly Levinson:

    At this moment of tremendous pride for America, the sad equation remains all too clear, and Americans won't stand for it anymore. These athletes generate more revenue and garner higher TV ratings but get paid less simply because they are The US Women, it is time for the Federation to correct this disparity once and for all.

  2. Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer:

    For years, I pleaded with the federal government to do their job and secure our border. Today, we can elect a President who will do just that -- Donald J. Trump, mr. Trump will secure our borders, defend our workers and protect our sovereignty. Mr. Trump will stand for our law enforcement, our police and our immigration officers. Mr. Trump will actually enforce the rule of law.

  3. Lara Trump:

    You can't pick people that have already lost two races. You can't pick people that have already lost two races, that do not stand for our values, this means the world to me. We've got a lot of hard work so let's win this together and let's get back to making America great again.

  4. Cliven Bundy:

    When the people are ready to stand for themselves, there will be no need for us and we can go home.

  5. John Bolton:

    Now is the time to stand for prosperity and democracy in Venezuela.


Translations for stand for

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  • ساند, إستندArabic
  • staan voor, voorstaanDutch
  • stödja, förespråka, stå förSwedish
  • کے لئے کھڑےUrdu

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