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  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?"

    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"

    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"

    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!"

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. stand for

    signify, mean, represent

  2. stand for

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

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  1. The Mayor:

    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.

  2. Joe Biden:

    The question is, where will the institution of the United States Senate stand ? Every senator, Democrat, Republican and independent, will have to declare where they stand not just for the moment, but for the ages, will President Joe Biden stand against voter suppression ? Yes or no ? That's the question President Joe Biden'll answer. Will President Joe Biden stand to against election subversion ? Yes or no ? We stand for democracy ? Yes or no.

  3. Gena Johnson:

    If you don't stand for something you'll fall for everything and if you fall for everything then what the hell are you going to stand for?

  4. The Democratic candidate:

    Our job is to build a nation in which we all stand together, as one people, there is a lot of anger being generated and hatred being generated against Muslims in this country, that's absolutely correct. There is hatred being generated in this country, and if we stand for anything, we've got to stand together and end all forms of racism, and I will lead that effort as president of the United States.

  5. Henry C. Blinn:

    Don't believe that winning is really everything. It's more important to stand for something. If you don't stand for something, what do you win

Translations for stand for

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

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