stands for

present tense third-person singular of stand for

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2 to put up with (something painful or difficult)
  • The nanny did not stand for whining from the children.

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3 to serve as a material counterpart of
  • He got a tattoo that stood for his love of fishing.

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“Stands for.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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