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standing

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of standing

  1. 1 fixed in a place or position bought the house and all standing appliances and fixtures Synonyms of standing immobile, nonmoving, stationary, staticWords Related to standing immotile, immovable, irremovable, nonmotile, unmovable; frozen, motionless, moveless, stagnant, still; stuck, unbudging, wedged; fast, rooted, steadfastNear Antonyms of standing motile; adjustable, flexible, modular; displaceable, portable, removable (also removeable), transferable (also transferrable), transportable; unbalanced, unstable, unsteadyAntonyms of standing mobile, movable (or moveable), moving, nonstationary

  2. 2 rising straight up all standing timbers are in sound condition Synonyms of standing perpendicular, plumb, raised, erect, stand-up, upright, upstanding, verticalWords Related to standing elevated, lifted, upended, upraised; semierect; freestanding, stand-aloneNear Antonyms of standing prostrate, supine; diagonal, hanging, sagging, slant, slanted, slanting, slantyAntonyms of standing flat, recumbent


standing

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of standing

  1. 1 high position within society a man of standing in his community Synonyms of standing class, dignity, fashion, quality, rank, stateWords Related to standing gentility, gentleness, nobility, nobleness; grandness, highness, loftiness; distinction, dominance, precedence, preeminence, primacy, superiority; caste, station, status; prefermentNear Antonyms of standing debasement, degradation; subordinateness, subordination; baseness, commonness, inferiority, lowliness, lowness

  2. 2 the period during which something exists, lasts, or is in progress a tradition of long standing Synonyms of standing continuance, date, life, life span, lifetime, run, duration, timeWords Related to standing spell, stretch; span, tenure, term; hitch, tour, turn; half-life; age, longevity

  3. 3 the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement my standing in the class at the time of graduation Synonyms of standing degree, echelon, footing, level, place, position, ranking, reach(es), rung, situation, rank, station, status, stratumWords Related to standing condition, estate, order, walk; capacity, function; rating



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