English to Afrikaans Meaning :: standing

staan
Standing :
staande
- staandepuntestand
 

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Noun(1) social or financial or professional status or reputation(2) an ordered listing of scores or results showing the relative positions of competitors (individuals or teams(3) the act of assuming or maintaining an erect upright position
Verb(1) be standing; be upright(2) be in some specified state or condition(3) occupy a place or location, also metaphorically(4) hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright(5) put up with something or somebody unpleasant(6) have or maintain a position or stand on an issue(7) remain inactive or immobile(8) be in effect; be or remain in force(9) be tall; have a height of; copula(10) put into an upright position(11) withstand the force of something(12) be available for stud services
Adjective(1) having a supporting base(2) not created for a particular occasion(3) (of fluids(4) executed in or initiated from a standing position(5) (of persons(6) permanent

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(1) An ancient Roman law made it treason for any general to cross the Rubicon and enter Italy proper with a standing army.(2) Indonesia saw the peacekeeping force as a standing army ready to go to any embattled country to help to restore civil order.(3) In the 1850s and 1860s Gladstone emerged as a politician of clear national standing with a reputation for oratory.(4) If the area has drainage problems, like standing water in winter, mulch isn't going to help alleviate them.(5) Much has been made recently in the Evening Advertiser and elsewhere of the low standing of Swindon's Social Services Department.(6) Well, there still may be some pockets of standing water in New Orleans.(7) NATO is a standing army supervised by its 19 member states, but heavily influenced by the US.(8) Mold growth should be suspected wherever there are water stains, standing water or moist surfaces.(9) During almost the entire period, the lack of type continued to be a problem in typesetting, so that working with standing type was almost impossible and every new issue had to be composed anew.(10) People of lower social standing were respected as valued members of the community.(11) He shrugged off the first tackle and from a standing start sped through the Brods' defence to score under the posts.(12) During the Cold War, large standing forces were available to counter the Soviet threat.(13) Only in Pakistani cricket could someone's reputation and standing undergo the sort of transformation that Waqar Younis has just enjoyed.(14) The island currently has no standing army, but a unit of the Police Force is assigned to the Regional Security System Unit.(15) As usual, we had cut our military to the bone and had a standing army of less than 200,000.(16) University status will strengthen the institute's academic reputation and international standing .
Related Words
(1) stand ::
staan
Synonyms
Noun
1. status ::
status
2. seniority ::
senioriteit
3. duration ::
duur
Adjective
4. upright ::
regop
5. stagnant ::
staande
6. permanent ::
permanente
Verb
7. be on one's feet ::
wees op 'n mens se voete
8. rise ::
styg
9. be ::
wees
10. put ::
sit
11. remain in force ::
bly van krag
12. withstand ::
weerstaan
13. endure ::
verduur
14. remain firm ::
bly ferm
15. resist ::
weerstaan
Antonyms
1. mobile ::
mobiele
2. moving ::
beweeg
Different Forms
standing, standings
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

because Junior
was standing right there,

because Junior was STANDING right there,

Breaking Bad Season 5, Episode 12


I\'m standing
on an unpermitted deck?

I'm STANDING on an unpermitted deck?

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 14


They\'re about standing up in
front of your family and friends

They're about STANDING up in front of your family and friends

The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 9


and some bone to keep it all standing.

and some bone to keep it all STANDING.

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 2


Dad, what are you doing, standing there?\0

Dad, what are you doing, STANDING there?

Money Heist Season 1, Episode 9


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