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Synonyms for standing

Synonyms for (noun) standing

Synonyms: standing Definition: the act of assuming or maintaining an erect upright position

Similar words: motility, motion, move, movement Definition: a change of position that does not entail a change of location Usage: the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise; movement is a sign of life; an impatient move of his hand; gastrointestinal motility

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

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

Synonyms: standing Definition: social or financial or professional status or reputation Usage: of equal standing; a member in good standing

Similar words: status, position Definition: the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society Usage: he had the status of a minor; the novel attained the status of a classic; atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life

Synonyms for (adjective) standing

Synonyms: standing Definition: having a supporting base Usage: a standing lamp

Similar words: erect, upright, vertical Definition: upright in position or posture Usage: an erect stature; erect flower stalks; for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression; a column still vertical amid the ruins; he sat bolt upright

Synonyms: standing Definition: (of fluids) not moving or flowing Usage: mosquitoes breed in standing water

Similar words: stagnant, dead Definition: not circulating or flowing Usage: dead air; dead water; stagnant water

Similar words: slack Definition: flowing with little speed as e.g. at the turning of the tide Usage: slack water

Similar words: still Definition: free from noticeable current Usage: a still pond; still waters run deep

Synonyms: standing Definition: not created for a particular occasion Usage: a standing committee

Similar words: permanent, lasting Definition: continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place Usage: permanent secretary to the president; permanent address; literature of permanent value

Synonyms: standing Definition: permanent Usage: a standing army

Similar words: regular Definition: (used of the military) belonging to or engaged in by legitimate army forces Usage: the regular army