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Definitions of standing

  1. the act of assuming or maintaining an erect upright position Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. social or financial or professional status or reputation; "of equal standing"; "a member in good standing" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. A station. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. The act of stopping or of being erect on the feet; station; maintenance of position; duration; as, a habit of long standing; reputation; rank; as, he is in good standing. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Continuance: existence: place to stand in: position in society. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Continuance; place to stand; social position. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. Relative position. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. The act of one who stands. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Standstill. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Continuance; duration; possession of an office, character or place; station; power to stand; rank; condition in society. Standing off, sailing from the land. Standing on, sailing toward the land. Standing orders, permanent regulations. Standing-rigging, cordage sustaining the masts and remaining fixed in its position. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. Rank or station, as a man of standing; continuance; long possession; place. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. (of persons) on the feet; having the torso in an erect position supported by straight legs; "standing room only"; "a standing ovation" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. not cut down; "standing timber"; "uncut trees" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. permanent; "a standing army" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. not created for a particular occasion; "a standing committee" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. executed in or initiated from a standing position; "a standing ovation"; "race from a standing start"; "a standing jump"; "a standing ovation" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. having a supporting base; "a standing lamp" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. (of fluids) not moving or flowing; "mosquitoes breed in standing water" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. Remaining erect; not cut down; as, standing corn. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. Not flowing; stagnant; as, standing water. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. Not transitory; not liable to fade or vanish; lasting; as, a standing color. Newage Dictionary DB
  22. Established by law, custom, or the like; settled; continually existing; permanent; not temporary; as, a standing army; legislative bodies have standing rules of proceeding and standing committees. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. Not movable; fixed; as, a standing bed (distinguished from a trundle-bed). Newage Dictionary DB
  24. The act of stopping, or coming to a stand; the state of being erect upon the feet; stand. Newage Dictionary DB
  25. Maintenance of position; duration; duration or existence in the same place or condition; continuance; as, a custom of long standing; an officer of long standing. Newage Dictionary DB
  26. Place to stand in; station; stand. Newage Dictionary DB
  27. Condition in society; relative position; reputation; rank; as, a man of good standing, or of high standing. Newage Dictionary DB
  28. Remaining upright; stagnant, or not flowing, as water; lasting; established or settled; fixed; as, a standing army. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  29. Established: settled: permanent: fixed: stagnant: being erect. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  30. Established; permanent. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  31. Remaining erect. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. Maintained for regular use; permanent. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  33. Established; permanent; not liable to fade or vanish; stagnant; fixed; not cut down. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  34. Settled; fixed; established; not transitory; not flowing; not cast down. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for standing

  1. For some time she had been doing the worst thing possible for me- standing still. – Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
  2. Coast Guard standing by with the Seven Seas. – The Day of the Dog by Anderson Horne
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