HyperDic: stand_for

English > 4 senses of the expression stand for:
VERBcommunicationstand for, typify, symbolize, symbolise, representexpress indirectly by an image, form, or model
communicationstand for, mean, intend, signifydenote or connote
stativestand for, represent, correspondtake the place of or be parallel or equivalent to
cognitionstand for, hold still fortolerate or bear
English > stand for: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningExpress indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymstypify, symbolize, symbolise, represent
Narrowerembody, be, personifyrepresent, as of a character on stage
typify, epitomize, epitomiseembody the essential characteristics / characteristics of or be a typical example of
Broadermean, intendmean or intend to express or convey
Spanishrepresentar, simbolizar
Catalanrepresentar, simbolitzar
English > stand for: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningdenote or connote.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsmean, intend, signify
Narrowerdenote, referHave as a meaning / meaning
Similar tosignifyconvey or express a meaning / meaning
Spanishcomportar, denotar, significar, tratar de decir
Catalancomportar, significar
English > stand for: 4 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningTake the place of or be parallel or equivalent to.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsrepresent, correspond
Broaderequal, beBe identical or equivalent to
See alsostandbe in some specified state or condition
English > stand for: 4 senses > verb 4, cognition
MeaningTolerate or bear.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"I won't stand for this kind of behavior!"
Synonymhold still for
Broaderdigest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put upput up with something or somebody unpleasant
Spanishconsentir, permitir
Catalanconsentir, permetre

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