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Synonyms for standing
ˈstæn dɪŋstand·ing

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  1. standingadjective

    Stagnant; not moving or flowing.

    moving, working

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. standingnoun

    status, position, ground, duration, continuance, footing, standpoint, foundation

    baselessness, evanescence, insecurity, precariousness

  2. standingadjective

    established, lasting, be

Princeton's WordNet

  1. standingnoun

    social or financial or professional status or reputation

    "of equal standing"; "a member in good standing"

    temporary, sitting, impermanent, unerect, seated, irregular

  2. standingnoun

    an ordered listing of scores or results showing the relative positions of competitors (individuals or teams) in a sporting event

    temporary, seated, impermanent, sitting, irregular, unerect

  3. standingadjective

    the act of assuming or maintaining an erect upright position

    unerect, impermanent, sitting, seated, temporary, irregular

  4. standing(a)adjective

    having a supporting base

    "a standing lamp"

    seated, irregular, unerect, temporary, sitting, impermanent

  5. standing(a)adjective

    not created for a particular occasion

    "a standing committee"

    temporary, sitting, impermanent, unerect, seated, irregular

  6. standing(a)adjective

    (of fluids) not moving or flowing

    "mosquitoes breed in standing water"

    temporary, impermanent, irregular, unerect, seated, sitting

  7. standing(a)adjective

    executed in or initiated from a standing position

    "race from a standing start"; "a standing jump"; "a standing ovation"

    unerect, irregular, sitting, impermanent, seated, temporary

  8. standingadjective

    (of persons) on the feet; having the torso in an erect position supported by straight legs

    "standing room only"


    temporary, irregular, unerect, seated, sitting, impermanent

  9. standingadjective


    "a standing army"


    sitting, temporary, irregular, unerect, impermanent, seated

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  1. standingadjective

    erect, stagnant, lasting, permanent, persistent

  2. standingnoun


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  1. Emily Ratajkowski:

    I remember the moment that he grabbed her breasts, one in each hand. He was standing behind her as they were both in profile. I screamed in my very aggressive Brooklyn voice, ‘What the f–k are you doing, that’s it!! The shoot is over!!'.

  2. United States:

    There's a fear that moving too quickly on inter-Korean relations will undermine United States efforts to maintain pressure on North Korea to denuclearize and prematurely open the door to renewed economic engagements, it's a dynamic that comes from a long-standing mismatch in outlook between Seoul, which prioritizes peace and stability in its immediate neighborhood, and Washington -- which has an overwhelming focus on denuclearization.

  3. Lyndon McLellan:

    What’s wrong is wrong, and what the government did here was wrong, i just hope that by standing up for what’s right, it means it won’t happen to other people.

  4. John Mulaney:

    I wasn’t a good athlete, so maybe it was some young male thing of‘This is the physical feat I can do. Three Vicodin and a tequila and I’m still standing,’ who’s the athlete now?

  5. Mayor Pete:

    Standing up for our collective values not only includes saying we believe that campaigns should not take money from lobbyists ; it also means being aware of the loopholes that still allow special interests to impact Pete Buttigieg presidential campaign.

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