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English adjective: standing

1. standing having a supporting base


SamplesA standing lamp.


Similarerect, upright, vertical


Antonymsunerect

2. standing not created for a particular occasion


SamplesA standing committee.


Similarlasting, permanent


Antonymsimpermanent, temporary

3. standing (of fluids) not moving or flowing


SamplesMosquitoes breed in standing water.


Similardead, slack, stagnant, still


Antonymsrunning

4. standing executed in or initiated from a standing position


SamplesRace from a standing start.
A standing jump.
A standing ovation.


Antonymsrunning

5. standing (of persons) on the feet; having the torso in an erect position supported by straight legs


SamplesStanding room only.


Antonymsseated, sitting

6. standing permanent


SamplesA standing army.


Similarregular


Antonymsirregular


English noun: standing

1. standing (state) social or financial or professional status or reputation


SamplesOf equal standing.
A member in good standing.


Broader (hypernym)position, status


Narrower (hyponym)dishonor, dishonour, grandness, honor, honour, importance, laurels, obscurity, prestige, prestigiousness, prominence, ranking, rating

2. standing (communication) an ordered listing of scores or results showing the relative positions of competitors (individuals or teams) in a sporting event


Broader (hypernym)list, listing

3. standing (act) the act of assuming or maintaining an erect upright position


Broader (hypernym)motility, motion, move, movement









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