Definitions for stand for

Definitions for (verb) stand for

Main entry: stand for, hold still for

Definition: tolerate or bear

Usage: I won't stand for this kind of behavior!

Main entry: typify, symbolise, symbolize, stand for, represent

Definition: express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol

Usage: What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?

Main entry: mean, intend, signify, stand for

Definition: denote or connote

Usage: `maison' means `house' in French; An example sentence would show what this word means

Main entry: represent, correspond, stand for

Definition: take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to

Usage: Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin

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