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?"
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
mean, intend, signify, stand for(verb)
denote or connote
"`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means"
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"
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
stand for, hold still for(verb)
tolerate or bear
"I won't stand for this kind of behavior!"
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We're seeing more and more state politicians emboldened to advance extreme policies, regardless of how many people it hurts, we're also seeing a groundswell of organizing and action that only continues to grow. People will not stand for it. Now is the time for us to unite and fight for every person's right to access the care they need.
Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble
People felt they were abandoned, this gives them a chance to stand for them.
As difficult as all of this might be, our geopolitical interest cannot be that Turkey -- which is after all a NATO partner -- continues to distance itself from us, that is why it is well worth it to stand for the German-Turkish relationships -- but on the basis of our values, our perceptions and in all transparency.
Here’s my message to President Trump, and it’s a message I can say on behalf of the people of his hometown. President Trump and his policies simply wo n’t stand for this. President Trump and his policies wo n’t stand for a policy that separates children from their parents. I wo n’t stand for it. This is the ultimate city of immigrants.
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