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King James Dictionary

Standing

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STANDING, ppr.

1. Being on the feet being erect. See Stand.
2. Moving in a certain direction to or from an object.
3. a. Settled established, either by law or by custom, &c. continually existing permanent not temporary as a standing army. Money is the standing measure of the value of all other commodities. Legislative bodies have certain standing rules of proceeding. Courts of law are or ought to be governed by standing rules. There are standing rules of pleading. The gospel furnishes us with standing rules of morality. The Jews by their dispersion and their present condition, are a standing evidence of the truth of revelation and of the prediction of Moses. Many fashionable vices and follies ought to be the standing objects of ridicule.
4. Lasting not transitory not liable to fade or vanish as a standing color.
5. Stagnant not flowing as standing water.
6. Fixed not movable as a standing bed distinguished from a truckle bed.
7. Remaining erect not cut down as standing corn.

Standing rigging, of a ship. This consists of the cordage or ropes which sustain the masts and remain fixed in their position. Such are the shrouds and stays.

STANDING, n.

1. Continuance duration or existence as a custom of long standing.
2. Possession of an office, character or place as a patron or officer of long standing.
3. Station place to stand in.

I will provide you with a good standing to see his entry.

4. Power to stand.

I sink in deep mire, where there is no standing. Psalms 69 .

5. Rank condition in society as a man of good standing or of high standing among his friends.

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Entry for 'Standing'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/s/standing.html.

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