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  • EN [ ˈstændɪŋ]
  • US [ ˈstændɪŋ]

English definition


  • 1. social or financial or professional status or reputation;

    • "of equal standing"
    • "a member in good standing"
  • 2. the act of assuming or maintaining an erect upright position


  • 1. having a supporting base;

    • "a standing lamp"
  • 2. (of fluids) not moving or flowing;

    • "mosquitoes breed in standing water"
  • 3. not created for a particular occasion;

    • "a standing committee"
  • 4. maintaining an erect position;

    • "standing timber"
    • "many buildings were still standing"
  • 5. executed in or initiated from a standing position;

    • "a standing ovation"
    • "race from a standing start"
    • "a standing jump"
    • "a standing ovation"
  • 6. (of persons) on the feet; having the torso in an erect position supported by straight legs;

    • "standing room only"
    • "a standing ovation"
  • 7. permanent;

    • "a standing army"
  • 8. not cut down;

    • "standing timber"
    • "uncut trees"

Example sentences

  • I've been chopping away for half an hour but the tree is still standing.

  • There were some cool dudes in sunglasses standing about.

  • They're standing out against any change in the law.

  • Please move a little further; you're standing in my light.

  • Better die standing than live kneeling.

  • They always take habitual tactics of standing facts on their heads and of a thief crying'stop thief ".

  • The Queen's bodyguard is 〔 are 〕 standing at the entrance.

  • He was standing on the shore.

  • We are standing at an important crossroads in the history of Europe.

  • When I entered the room, I saw a man standing at the window.

  • One's home is merely four standing walls.

  • He was standing under a tree about ten yards away.

  • The man standing before the blackboard is our English teacher.

  • They are standing in while the others are unable to take part.

  • Three planes were standing on the tarmac, waiting to take off.

  • She was standing by a pool, about to dive in.

  • They may be loyally standing by their men, but they are also carving their own careers.

  • A young boy is standing on a stool, reaching for a cookie jar, and the stool is about to tip.

  • We waited, standing up, for an hour.

  • Support for the two sides is standing at between 42 and 44 per cent.

  • He saw me standing there, grinning foolishly at him.

  • "What a dump!" Christabel said, standing in the doorway of the youth hostel.

  • Many residents say they have little or no idea who's standing for election.

  • When I opened my eyes I saw a man with an axe standing at the end of my bed.

  • A crowd of men were standing around swilling beer.

  • But, as the opinion poll shows, the party's standing with the people at large has never been so low.

  • I'm not kidding, Frank. There's a cow out there, just standing around.

  • His bristly red hair was standing on end.

  • I hope you didn't get soaked standing out in the rain.

  • He was from the same mould as the men she had gazed at worshipfully when a child: rich, handsome, of impeccable social standing.

Phrase collocation

  • all standing

    (Sailing)(chiefly with reference to a boat's stopping) without time to lower the sails

  • in good standing

    in favour or on good terms with someone

    • the companies wanted to stay in good standing with the government.

  • leave someone/thing standing

    (informal)be much better or make much faster progress than someone or something else

    • in the personal fitness stakes he left her standing.


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