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Synonyms for standing
ˈstæn dɪŋstand·ing

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Wiktionary

  1. standingadjective

    Stagnant; not moving or flowing.

    Antonyms:
    moving, working

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. standingnoun

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

    Antonyms:
    baselessness, evanescence, insecurity, precariousness

  2. standingadjective

    Synonyms:
    established, lasting, be

Princeton's WordNet

  1. standingnoun

    social or financial or professional status or reputation

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

    Antonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    temporary, seated, impermanent, sitting, irregular, unerect

  3. standingadjective

    the act of assuming or maintaining an erect upright position

    Antonyms:
    unerect, impermanent, sitting, seated, temporary, irregular

  4. standing(a)adjective

    having a supporting base

    "a standing lamp"

    Antonyms:
    seated, irregular, unerect, temporary, sitting, impermanent

  5. standing(a)adjective

    not created for a particular occasion

    "a standing committee"

    Antonyms:
    temporary, sitting, impermanent, unerect, seated, irregular

  6. standing(a)adjective

    (of fluids) not moving or flowing

    "mosquitoes breed in standing water"

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    standing(a)

    Antonyms:
    temporary, irregular, unerect, seated, sitting, impermanent

  9. standingadjective

    permanent

    "a standing army"

    Synonyms:
    standing(a)

    Antonyms:
    sitting, temporary, irregular, unerect, impermanent, seated

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. standingadjective

    Synonyms:
    erect, stagnant, lasting, permanent, persistent

  2. standingnoun

    Synonyms:
    status

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How to use standing in a sentence?

  1. Pamela Sharpe:

    I've been standing here a long, long time. There are not enough seats and I have other things to do.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    The lesson learned is that you pick someone who's proven, long standing, record, a history you can point to. When he wasn't considered or when she wasn't considered for a nomination for the Supreme Court. When he or she was doing their work and the consistency is what mattered. That's the Scalia approach. He was very consistent on his interpretation and his rulings. And that's what we need.

  3. Eric Williams:

    I am amazed that this did not turn into a very bad situation because he was standing in the midst of these guardsmen, with a loaded handgun, plenty of ammunition to cause a lot of havoc, and for whatever reason, he put the gun in the front of his pants when he saw officers arriving.

  4. Marco Rubio:

    We only declare war on nation-states, iSIS wants to be considered a state but it is not a state and I refuse to elevate it to that standing.

  5. Albert Einstein:

    There was this huge world out there, independent of us human beings and standing before us like a great, eternal riddle, at least partly accessible to our inspection and thought. The contemplation of that world beckoned like a liberation.

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