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    stand for - Dictionary definition and meaning for word stand for

    Definition
    (verb) express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol
    Synonyms : represent , symbolise , symbolize , typify
    Example Sentence
    • What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?
    Definition
    (verb) denote or connote
    Synonyms : intend , mean , signify
    Example Sentence
    • `maison' means `house' in French
    • An example sentence would show what this word means
    Definition
    (verb) take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to
    Synonyms : correspond , represent
    Example Sentence
    • Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin
    Definition
    (verb) tolerate or bear
    Synonyms : hold still for
    Example Sentence
    • I won't stand for this kind of behavior!
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