Synonyms of stand for


1. typify, symbolize, symbolise, stand for, represent, mean, intend

usage: express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol; "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?"

2. mean, intend, signify, stand for

usage: denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means"

3. represent, stand for, correspond, equal, be

usage: take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to; "Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin"

4. stand for, hold still for, digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up

usage: tolerate or bear; "I won't stand for this kind of behavior!"

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