HyperDic: standing

English > 9 senses of the word standing:
ADJECTIVEallstandinghaving a supporting base
allstandingnot created for a particular occasion
allstanding(of fluids) not moving or flowing
allstandingexecuted in or initiated from a standing position
allstanding(of persons) on the feet
allstandingpermanent
NOUNstatestandingsocial or financial or professional status or reputation
communicationstandingan ordered listing of scores or results showing the relative positions of competitors (individuals or teams) in a sporting event
actstandingthe act of assuming or maintaining an erect upright position
standing > pronunciation
Soundsstae'ndihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > standing: 9 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving a supporting base.
Example"a standing lamp"
Broadererect, vertical, uprightupright in position or posture
English > standing: 9 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot created for a particular occasion.
Example"a standing committee"
Broaderpermanent, lastingcontinuing or enduring without marked change in status / status or condition or place
Catalanreputad
English > standing: 9 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(of fluids) not moving or flowing.
Example"mosquitoes breed in standing water"
Narrowerdead, stagnantnot circulating or flowing
slackFlowing with little speed as e.g. at the turning of the tide
stillFree from noticeable / noticeable current
Oppositerunning(of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream
English > standing: 9 senses > adjective 4
Meaningexecuted in or initiated from a standing position.
Examples
  • "race from a standing start"
  • "a standing jump"
  • "a standing ovation"
Oppositerunningexecuted or initiated by running
English > standing: 9 senses > adjective 5
Meaning(of persons) on the feet; having the torso in an erect position supported by straight legs.
Example"standing room only"
Oppositeseated, sitting(of persons) having the torso erect and legs bent with the body supported on the buttocks
Spanishderecho
English > standing: 9 senses > adjective 6
Meaningpermanent.
Example"a standing army"
Broaderregular(used of the military) belonging to or engaged in by legitimate army forces
English > standing: 9 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningsocial or financial or professional status or reputation.
Examples
  • "of equal standing"
  • "a member in good standing"
Narrowerdishonor, dishonourA state of shame or disgrace
honor, honour, laurelsThe state of being honored
importance, grandnessA prominent status
obscurityAn obscure and unimportant standing
prestige, prestigiousnessA high standing achieved through success or influence or wealth etc.
prominenceThe state of being prominent
rankingPosition on a scale in relation to others in a sport
ratingStanding or position on a scale
Broaderstatus, positionThe relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society
Spanishposición, posición social
Catalanposició, posició social
English > standing: 9 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn ordered listing of scores or results showing the relative positions of competitors (individuals or teams) in a sporting event.
Broaderlist, listingA database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
English > standing: 9 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of assuming or maintaining an erect upright position.
Broadermotion, movement, move, motilityA change of position that does not entail a change of location
Verbsstandbe standing

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