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standing

stand·ing

standing

 
 
pronunciation:
staen dIng
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or posture of a person or thing that stands.
I prefer standing to sitting on these occasions.
synonyms:
stance
similar words:
stand
definition 2: rank; position; status.
She attended a university of high standing.Securing the big contract increased his standing in the company.
synonyms:
position, rank, status
similar words:
degree, grade, league, level, situation, station, term
definition 3: the time throughout which something has continued or existed; duration.
synonyms:
continuance, duration
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: being erect; upright.
synonyms:
erect, upright
antonyms:
prostrate
similar words:
on one's feet, perpendicular, rampant, risen, stand-up, up, upended, vertical
definition 2: performed from an upright position.
similar words:
stand-up, upright
definition 3: stagnant; unmoving.
a pool of standing water
synonyms:
motionless, stagnant, stationary, still
similar words:
idle, immobile, inert, quiescent, static, unmoving
definition 4: continuous; permanent.
synonyms:
continuous, fixed, lasting, permanent
antonyms:
acting
similar words:
constant, immovable, ongoing, perpetual, stable, steady