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Stand for
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Stand for as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

2 April 2021
Last seen in: The Mirror Quick

We found 13 answers for the crossword clue 'Stand for', the most recent of which was seen in the The Mirror Quick.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Stand for a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

Stand for is a 2 word phrase featuring 9 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Mirror Quick' on Wednesday, 05 May 2021 with the answer being REPRESENT, we also found REPRESENT to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means"
  • Tolerate or bear; "I won't stand for this kind of behavior!"
  • 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"
  • Express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol; "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?"

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

MEAN
Characterized by malice; "a hateful thing to do"; "in a mean mood"

RUIA

5 Letters

ABIDE
Dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"

ALLOW
Give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause; "I will earmark this money for your research"; "She sets aside time for meditation every day"

6 Letters

DENOTE
Be a sign or indication of; "Her smile denoted that she agreed"

INTEND
Denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means"

TYPIFY
Embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of; "The fugue typifies Bach's style of composition"

7 Letters

SIGNIFY
Denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means"

9 Letters

REPRESENT
Describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality; "He represented this book as an example of the Russian 19th century novel"

SYMBOLISE
Represent or identify by using a symbol; use symbols; "The poet symbolizes love in this poem"; "These painters believed that artists should symbolize"

SYMBOLIZE
Represent or identify by using a symbol; use symbols; "The poet symbolizes love in this poem"; "These painters believed that artists should symbolize"

10 Letters

CORRESPOND
Be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics

12 Letters

HOLDSTILLFOR
Tolerate or bear; "I won't stand for this kind of behavior!"

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