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

3 senses of standing

Sense 1
standing -- (social or financial or professional status or reputation; "of equal standing"; "a member in good standing")
       => status, position -- (the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society; "he had the status of a minor"; "the novel attained the status of a classic"; "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life")

Sense 2
standing -- (an ordered listing of scores or results showing the relative positions of competitors (individuals or teams) in a sporting event)
       => list, listing -- (a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics))

Sense 3
standing -- (the act of assuming or maintaining an erect upright position)
       => motion, movement, move, motility -- (a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility")

Antonyms of verb stand

2 of 12 senses of stand

Sense 1
stand, stand up -- (be standing; be upright; "We had to stand for the entire performance!")
       Antonym of sit (Sense 1)
      => sit, sit down -- (be seated)
       Antonym of lie (Sense 2)
      => lie -- (be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position; "The sick man lay in bed all day"; "the books are lying on the shelf")

Sense 4
stand, remain firm -- (hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright; "I am standing my ground and won't give in!")
       Antonym of yield (Sense 5)
      => yield, relent, soften -- (give in, as to influence or pressure)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb stand

12 senses of stand

Sense 1
stand, stand up -- (be standing; be upright; "We had to stand for the entire performance!")
       => rest -- (not move; be in a resting position)
          Phrasal Verb-> stand up#1

Sense 2
stand -- (be in some specified state or condition; "I stand corrected")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")
          Phrasal Verb-> stand for#3; stand out#1; stand out#2; stand by#1; stand by#3; stand firm#1

Sense 3
stand -- (occupy a place or location, also metaphorically; "We stand on common ground")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 4
stand, remain firm -- (hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright; "I am standing my ground and won't give in!")
       => resist, hold out, withstand, stand firm -- (stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something)

Sense 5
digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up -- (put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage")
       => permit, allow, let, countenance -- (consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam")

Sense 6
stand -- (have or maintain a position or stand on an issue; "Where do you stand on the War?")
       => evaluate, pass judgment, judge -- (form a critical opinion of; "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people")

Sense 7
stand -- (remain inactive or immobile; "standing water")
       => stay, remain, rest -- (stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week")

Sense 8
stand -- (be in effect; be or remain in force; "The law stands!")
       => continue -- (exist over a prolonged period of time; "The bad weather continued for two more weeks")

Sense 9
stand -- (be tall; have a height of; copula; "She stands 6 feet tall")
       => measure -- (have certain dimensions; "This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches")

Sense 10
stand, stand up, place upright -- (put into an upright position; "Can you stand the bookshelf up?")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Sense 11
resist, stand, fend -- (withstand the force of something; "The trees resisted her"; "stand the test of time"; "The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow")
       => fight, oppose, fight back, fight down, defend -- (fight against or resist strongly; "The senator said he would oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!")

Sense 12
stand -- (be available for stud services; "male domestic animals such as stallions serve selected females")
       => serve, service -- (mate with; "male animals serve the females for breeding purposes")

Antonyms of adj standing

6 senses of standing

Sense 1
standing (prenominal) -- (having a supporting base; "a standing lamp")

INDIRECT (VIA erect) -> unerect -- (not upright in position or posture)

Sense 2
standing (prenominal) -- (not created for a particular occasion; "a standing committee")

INDIRECT (VIA permanent) -> impermanent, temporary -- (not permanent; not lasting; "politics is an impermanent factor of life"- James Thurber; "impermanent palm cottages"; "a temperary arrangement"; "temporary housing")

Sense 3
standing (prenominal) (vs. running) -- ((of fluids) not moving or flowing; "mosquitoes breed in standing water")

running(prenominal) (vs. standing) -- ((of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream; "as mountain stream with freely running water"; "hovels without running water")
        => gushing, pouring -- (flowing profusely; "a gushing hydrant"; "pouring flood waters")
        => jetting, spouting, spurting, squirting -- (propelled violently in a usually narrow stream)

Sense 4
standing (prenominal) (vs. running) -- (executed in or initiated from a standing position; "race from a standing start"; "a standing jump"; "a standing ovation")

running(prenominal) (vs. standing) -- (executed or initiated by running; "running plays worked better than pass plays"; "took a running jump"; "a running start")

Sense 5
standing (vs. seated) -- ((of persons) on the feet; having the torso in an erect position supported by straight legs; "standing room only")

seated (vs. standing), sitting -- ((of persons) having the torso erect and legs bent with the body supported on the buttocks; "the seated Madonna"; "the audience remained seated")

Sense 6
standing -- (permanent; "a standing army")

INDIRECT (VIA regular) -> irregular -- ((used of the military) not belonging to or engaged in by regular army forces; "irregular troops"; "irregular warfare")

Similarity of adj standing

6 senses of standing

Sense 1
standing (prenominal) -- (having a supporting base; "a standing lamp")
       => erect (vs. unerect), vertical, upright -- (upright in position or posture; "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright")

Sense 2
standing (prenominal) -- (not created for a particular occasion; "a standing committee")
       => permanent (vs. impermanent), lasting -- (continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place; "permanent secretary to the president"; "permanent address"; "literature of permanent value")

Sense 3
standing (prenominal) (vs. running) -- ((of fluids) not moving or flowing; "mosquitoes breed in standing water")
       => dead (prenominal), stagnant -- (not circulating or flowing; "dead air"; "dead water"; "stagnant water")
       => slack -- (flowing with little speed as e.g. at the turning of the tide; "slack water")
       => still -- (free from noticeable current; "a still pond"; "still waters run deep")

Sense 4
standing (prenominal) (vs. running) -- (executed in or initiated from a standing position; "race from a standing start"; "a standing jump"; "a standing ovation")

Sense 5
standing (vs. seated) -- ((of persons) on the feet; having the torso in an erect position supported by straight legs; "standing room only")

Sense 6
standing -- (permanent; "a standing army")
       => regular (vs. irregular) -- ((used of the military) belonging to or engaged in by legitimate army forces; "the regular army")

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