Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun stance

2 senses of stance

Sense 1
stance -- (standing posture)
       => position, posture, attitude -- (the arrangement of the body and its limbs; "he assumed an attitude of surrender")

Sense 2
position, stance, posture -- (a rationalized mental attitude)
       => attitude, mental attitude -- (a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways; "he had the attitude that work was fun")

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