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Definition of Standing

Standing

  1. of Stand
  2. Remaining erect; not cut down; as, standing corn.
  3. Not flowing; stagnant; as, standing water.
  4. Not transitory; not liable to fade or vanish; lasting; as, a standing color.
  5. Established by law, custom, or the like; settled; continually existing; permanent; not temporary; as, a standing army; legislative bodies have standing rules of proceeding and standing committees.
  6. Not movable; fixed; as, a standing bed (distinguished from a trundle-bed).
  7. The act of stopping, or coming to a stand; the state of being erect upon the feet; stand.
  8. Maintenance of position; duration; duration or existence in the same place or condition; continuance; as, a custom of long standing; an officer of long standing.
  9. Place to stand in; station; stand.
  10. Condition in society; relative position; reputation; rank; as, a man of good standing, or of high standing.

Standing Quotations

I sincerely believe... that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.
Thomas Jefferson

There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
Audrey Hepburn

None but an armed nation can dispense with a standing army. To keep ours armed and disciplined is therefore at all times important.
Thomas Jefferson

The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Do you realize the responsibility I carry? I'm the only person standing between Richard Nixon and the White House.
John F. Kennedy
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Standing Translations

standing in German is stehend, Stand
standing in Italian is in piedi

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