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Webster's Dictionary

Standing

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(1):

(n.) Place to stand in; station; stand.

(2):

(n.) The act of stopping, or coming to a stand; the state of being erect upon the feet; stand.

(3):

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Stand

(4):

(a.) 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.

(5):

(n.) 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.

(6):

(n.) Condition in society; relative position; reputation; rank; as, a man of good standing, or of high standing.

(7):

(a.) Not movable; fixed; as, a standing bed (distinguished from a trundle-bed).

(8):

(a.) Not flowing; stagnant; as, standing water.

(9):

(a.) Remaining erect; not cut down; as, standing corn.

(10):

(a.) Not transitory; not liable to fade or vanish; lasting; as, a standing color.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Standing'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/s/standing.html. 1828.

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