Synonyms for standing

Synonyms for (noun) standing

Synonyms: standing

Definition: the act of assuming or maintaining an erect upright position

Similar words: motility, motion, move, movement

Definition: a change of position that does not entail a change of location

Usage: the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise; movement is a sign of life; an impatient move of his hand; gastrointestinal motility


Synonyms: standing

Definition: an ordered listing of scores or results showing the relative positions of competitors (individuals or teams) in a sporting event

Similar words: list, listing

Definition: a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)


Synonyms: standing

Definition: social or financial or professional status or reputation

Usage: of equal standing; a member in good standing

Similar words: status, position

Definition: the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society

Usage: he had the status of a minor; the novel attained the status of a classic; atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life

Synonyms for (adjective) standing

Synonyms: standing

Definition: having a supporting base

Usage: a standing lamp

Similar words: erect, upright, vertical

Definition: upright in position or posture

Usage: an erect stature; erect flower stalks; for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression; a column still vertical amid the ruins; he sat bolt upright


Synonyms: standing

Definition: (of fluids) not moving or flowing

Usage: mosquitoes breed in standing water

Similar words: stagnant, dead

Definition: not circulating or flowing

Usage: dead air; dead water; stagnant water


Similar words: slack

Definition: flowing with little speed as e.g. at the turning of the tide

Usage: slack water


Similar words: still

Definition: free from noticeable current

Usage: a still pond; still waters run deep


Synonyms: standing

Definition: not created for a particular occasion

Usage: a standing committee

Similar words: permanent, lasting

Definition: continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place

Usage: permanent secretary to the president; permanent address; literature of permanent value


Synonyms: standing

Definition: permanent

Usage: a standing army

Similar words: regular

Definition: (used of the military) belonging to or engaged in by legitimate army forces

Usage: the regular army