Synonyms for stand for

Synonyms for (verb) stand for

Synonyms: stand for, hold still for

Definition: tolerate or bear

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

Similar words: endure, put up, digest, bear, abide, brook, stand, suffer, support, tolerate, stick out, stomach

Definition: put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Usage: I cannot bear his constant criticism; The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks; he learned to tolerate the heat; She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage


Synonyms: 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?

Similar words: intend, mean

Definition: mean or intend to express or convey

Usage: You never understand what I mean!; what do his words intend?


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: be, equal

Definition: be identical or equivalent to

Usage: One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!