Complete Definition of "standing"

wikipedia|standing (disambiguation)
English

rank|foot|beauty|attention|619|standing|books|knows|try

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËstændɪÅ/
audio|en-us-standing.ogg|Audio (US)

Verb
standing

  1. present participle of|stand; in the process of coming to an upright position

Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. erect|Erect, not cut down.
  2. Performed from an erect position.
  3. remaining|Remaining in force or status.
  4. stagnant|Stagnant; not moving or flowing.

Derived terms
standing joke
standing wave

Noun
en-noun

  1. position|Position or reputation in society or a profession: "He does not have much of a standing as a chemist".
  2. duration|Duration.
  3. The act of a person who stands, or a place where someone stands.
  4. sports The position of a team in a league or of a player in a list: "After their last win, their standing went up three places".
  5. UK room in which to park a vehicle or vehicles

#*1992, P.D. James, The Children of Men, page 28:
#: "There was no garage at Lathbury Road, but we had standing for two cars in front of the house."
#*2000, Bob Breen, Mission Accomplished, East Timor, page 149:
#:"The engineering crisis boiled down to roads, hard standing, and waste."

  1. law the right to bring a legal action

Derived terms
class standing
hard standing


Faroese
Pronunciation
IPA|[ËstandËɪÅg]
Etymology
From standa (to stand).
Noun
standing f s

  1. erection

Declension
fo-decl-noun-f6-s|standing

Synonyms
reðurstøða

Category:Faroese nouns
Category:fo:Physiology

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