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Overview of verb stand_for

The verb stand for has 4 senses

  • typify, symbolize, symbolise, stand for, represent -- (express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol; "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?")

  • mean, intend, signify, stand for -- (denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means")

  • represent, stand for, correspond -- (take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to; "Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin")

  • stand for, hold still for -- (tolerate or bear; "I won't stand for this kind of behavior!")