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Synonyms for stand for

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. typify, symbolize, symbolise, stand for, represent(verb)

    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 for(verb)

    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, correspond(verb)

    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 for(verb)

    tolerate or bear

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

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

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

How to pronounce stand for?

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How to use stand for in a sentence?

  1. Malkia Cyril:

    The footage itself, even when caught in the act, doesn't necessarily translate to accountability, if anyone is going to stand behind body cameras, advocating for them, they need to also stand for comprehensive police reform.

  2. Peter Carroll:

    Patience was really important, it always is when you come from behind. You have to wait it out and not force the issue and get yourself in trouble trying to get back too fast, that took tremendous faith by everybody, not just Russell. But he's in the huddle, he's leading and has to stand for that -- and he did. He did a remarkable job to finish that game.

  3. Joe Manchin:

    People felt they were abandoned, this gives them a chance to stand for them.

  4. Pedro Cabán:

    The atmosphere in Washington is not propitious for that at all, you know, in this country we can't come to an agreement about whether to wear masks or not. Imagine inviting a new state that is going to push the balance of power further into the Democratic side. There's no chance that the Republicans will stand for that.

  5. Bill Jack:

    I stand for liberty for all, not liberty for some, if we don’t have liberty for all, then we have liberty for none.

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Translations for stand for

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

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