Definitions of standing

n social or financial or professional status or reputation

“of equal standing
“a member in good standing
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standing or position on a scale
position on a scale in relation to others
the state of being prominent: widely known or eminent
grandness, importance
a prominent status
prestige, prestigiousness
a high standing achieved through success or influence or wealth etc.
an obscure and unimportant standing; not well known
honor, honour, laurels
the state of being honored
dishonor, dishonour
a state of shame or disgrace
glare, limelight, public eye, spotlight
a focus of public attention
salience, saliency, strikingness
the state of being salient
accent, emphasis
special importance or significance
the state of being first in importance
anonymity, namelessness
the state of being anonymous
humbleness, lowliness, obscureness, unimportance
the state of being humble and unimportant
an insignificant place
limbo, oblivion
the state of being disregarded or forgotten
glorification, glory
a state of high honor
celebrity, fame, renown
the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
esteem, regard, respect
the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
the state in which esteem has been lost
reputation, repute
the state of being held in high esteem and honor
discredit, disrepute
the state of being held in low esteem
the state of being corrupt
disgrace, ignominy, shame
a state of dishonor
infamy, opprobrium
a state of extreme dishonor
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position, status
the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society

n the act of assuming or maintaining an erect upright position

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motility, motion, move, movement
a change of position that does not entail a change of location

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

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list, listing
a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)

adj (of persons) on the feet; having the torso in an erect position supported by straight legs

standing room only”
seated, sitting
(of persons) having the torso erect and legs bent with the body supported on the buttocks

adj having a supporting base

“a standing lamp”
erect, upright, vertical
upright in position or posture

adj executed in or initiated from a standing position

“race from a standing start”
“a standing jump”
“a standing ovation”
executed or initiated by running

adj permanent

“a standing army”
(used of the military) belonging to or engaged in by legitimate army forces

adj not created for a particular occasion

“a standing committee”
lasting, permanent
continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place

adj (of fluids) not moving or flowing

“mosquitoes breed in standing water”
dead, stagnant
not circulating or flowing
flowing with little speed as e.g. at the turning of the tide
free from noticeable current
(of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream
gushing, pouring
flowing profusely
jetting, spouting, spurting, squirting
propelled violently in a usually narrow stream
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