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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

Ultimately, leadership is not about glorious crowning acts. It's about keeping your team focused on a goal and motivated to do their best to achieve it, especially when the stakes are high and the consequences really matter. It is about laying the groundwork for others' success, and then standing back and letting them shine.
Chris Hadfield

If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.
Isaac Newton

Empathy is about standing in someone else's shoes, feeling with his or her heart, seeing with his or her eyes. Not only is empathy hard to outsource and automate, but it makes the world a better place.
Daniel H. Pink

You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.
Rabindranath Tagore

One individual can begin a movement that turns the tide of history. Martin Luther King in the civil rights movement, Mohandas Ganhi in India, Nelson Mandela in South Africa are examples of people standing up with courage and non-violence to bring about needed changes.
Jack Canfield
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Standing Translations

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