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Definitions of standing

  1.   maintaining an erect position standing timber many buildings were still standing
  2.   the act of assuming or maintaining an erect upright position
  3.   social or financial or professional status or reputation of equal standing a member in good standing
  4.   of persons on the feet having the torso in an erect position supported by straight legs standing room only a standing ovation
  5.   not cut down standing timber uncut trees
  6.   permanent a standing army
  7.   not created for a particular occasion a standing committee
  8.   executed in or initiated from a standing position a standing ovation race from a standing start a standing jump a standing ovation
  9.   having a supporting base a standing lamp
  10.   of fluids not moving or flowing mosquitoes breed in standing water
  11.   Duration
  12.   A station
  13.   of Stand
  14.   Remaining erect not cut down as standing corn
  15.   Not flowing stagnant as standing water
  16.   Not transitory not liable to fade or vanish lasting as a standing color
  17.   Established by law custom or the like settled continually existing permanent not temporary as a standing army legislative bodies have standing rules of proceeding and standing committees
  18.   Not movable fixed as a standing bed distinguished from a trundle bed
  19.   The act of stopping or coming to a stand the state of being erect upon the feet stand
  20.   Maintenance of position duration duration or existence in the same place or condition continuance as a custom of long standing an officer of long standing
  21.   Place to stand in station stand
  22.   Condition in society relative position reputation rank as a man of good standing or of high standing
  23.   Stagnant
  24.   The act of stopping or of being erect on the feet station maintenance of position duration as a habit of long standing reputation rank as he is in good standing
  25.   Remaining upright stagnant or not flowing as water lasting established or settled fixed as a standing army
  26.   Established settled permanent fixed stagnant being erect
  27.   Continuance existence place to stand in position in society
  28.   Continuance place to stand social position
  29.   Established permanent
  30.   Remaining erect
  31.   Maintained for regular use permanent
  32.   Relative position
  33.   The act of one who stands
  34.   Standstill
  35.   Established permanent not liable to fade or vanish stagnant fixed not cut down
  36.   Continuance duration possession of an office character or place station power to stand rank condition in society Standing off sailing from the land Standing on sailing toward the land Standing orders permanent regulations Standing rigging cordage sustaining the masts and remaining fixed in its position
  37.   Settled fixed established not transitory not flowing not cast down
  38.   Rank or station as a man of standing continuance long possession place

Quotes of standing

  1. A Conservative is a fellow who is standing athwart history yelling 'Stop – William F. Buckley, Jr.
  2. The standing ovation threw me to be held in such regard in a town so full of talent is quite something – Michael Caine
  3. You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines whimpering and complaining You make progress by implementing ideas – Shirley Chisholm
  4. When people say 'What are underground comics I think the best way you can define them is just the absolute freedom involved we didn't have anyone standing over us – Robert Crumb
  5. My son now is 22 months old he's been playing since he was 12 months old and he gets standing ovations on the drums He's been with us since he was 10 weeks old he's been on the drums He's got blisters on his fingers before he can even talk – Dick Dale
  6. This big part flies off on the floor The other part goes like this and lands in my foot Standing up It's standing in my foot Right in the side of my foot The flute glass I think I'm like in one of my own pictures – Danny DeVito
  7. It sounds mercenary and it smacks of rats leaving the sinking ship But get real when everyone is bailing out you don't want to be the last man standing – Robbie Fowler
  8. And we turned off and 30 miles south they're standing in the middle of our road blocking our way stopped the car got out took us through the path in the woods where the craft was on the ground – Betty Hill
  9. What people say behind your back is your standing in the community – Edward W. Howe
  10. I've got to worry about Alonzo Mourning because a year or two ago there was a chance that Alonzo Mourning wouldn't be standing here talking to you That's the cold reality of it – Alonzo Mourning
  11. I felt invincible My strength was that of a giant God was certainly standing by me I smashed five saloons with rocks before I ever took a hatchet – Carry Nation
  12. If I have seen further than others it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants – Isaac Newton
  13. What can the Church do If she stands by her moral teaching then she will be seen as standing in judgement over a vast percentage of Europeans – Timothy Radcliffe
  14. As the president of Kosovo I am more concerned about the current situation with the employment standing at around 70 of the population which is young with great potential speaking many foreign languages and having wide expertise – Ibrahim Rugova
  15. Great minds are related to the brief span of time during which they live as great buildings are to a little square in which they stand you cannot see them in all their magnitude because you are standing too close to them – Arthur Schopenhauer

Usage examples for standing

  1. Standing just behind us Was there a man – Christopher and Columbus by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
  2. Now she was standing at the door waiting for Hermas ” – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. “ Antinea was standing up very pale – Atlantida by Pierre Benoit
  4. Coast Guard standing by with the Seven Seas ” – The Day of the Dog by Anderson Horne
  5. He opened the door and was standing at the young man's head – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  6. But maybe you're only standing watch for somebody – The Seiners by James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
  7. “ For some time she had been doing the worst thing possible for me standing still – Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
  8. In the stalls she came upon Mrs Shiffney and Jonson Ramer who were standing up ready to go – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  9. His wife was now standing close behind him – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  10. If I had it to give I would give it as surely as I am standing here – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  11. Nothing Charl said without standing or even looking up – The Thing in the Attic by James Benjamin Blish
  12. The publisher looked up with a start and saw Simmonds standing before him – The Heart of Denise and Other Tales by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  13. It certainly isn't my fault that you're standing right in front of me – The Tale of Ferdinand Frog by Arthur Scott Bailey
  14. “ No Now did you see her standing there – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  15. “ I rose sick at heart but every man was standing – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. Anything is better than standing here – Jack Archer by G. A. Henty
  17. Then you are safe Abel said Mary with the tears standing in her eyes ” – Commodore Junk by George Manville Fenn
  18. He looked so funny standing there – Foe-Farrell by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  19. What were you thinking of standing there all that time – The Story Of Julia Page Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V. by Kathleen Norris
  20. It was still standing – Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans by Edward Eggleston