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    standing - Dictionary definition and meaning for word standing

    Definition
    (noun) social or financial or professional status or reputation
    Example Sentence
    • of equal standing
    • a member in good standing
    Definition
    (noun) an ordered listing of scores or results showing the relative positions of competitors (individuals or teams) in a sporting event Definition
    (noun) the act of assuming or maintaining an erect upright position Definition
    (adj) having a supporting base
    Example Sentence
    • a standing lamp
    Definition
    (adj) not created for a particular occasion
    Example Sentence
    • a standing committee
    Definition
    (adj) (of fluids) not moving or flowing
    Example Sentence
    • mosquitoes breed in standing water
    Definition
    (adj) executed in or initiated from a standing position
    Example Sentence
    • race from a standing start
    • a standing jump
    • a standing ovation
    Definition
    (adj) (of persons) on the feet; having the torso in an erect position supported by straight legs
    Example Sentence
    • standing room only
    Definition
    (adj) permanent
    Example Sentence
    • a standing army
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