Synonyms of standing
1 statusDictionary • He has improved his country's standing abroad.
status • She cheated banks to satisfy her desire for money and status.
position • their changing role and position in society
station • The vast majority knew their station in life and kept to it.
footing • They are trying to compete on an equal footing.
condition • The government has to encourage people to better their condition.
credit • His remarks lost him credit with many people.
rank • He eventually rose to the rank of captain.
reputation • The stories ruined his reputation.
eminence • pilots who achieved eminence in the aeronautical world
repute • The UN's repute has risen immeasurably.
1 permanentDictionary • a standing offer
permanent • Heavy drinking can cause permanent damage to the brain.
lasting • She left a lasting impression on him.
fixed • Nato was concentrating on hitting buildings and other fixed structures.
regular • regular rows of wooden huts
repeated • Repeated absence from school is problem behavior.
perpetual • the regions of perpetual night at the lunar poles
2 uprightDictionary • standing stones
upright • He moved into an upright position.
erect • Her head was erect and her back was straight.
vertical • The climber inched up a vertical wall of rock.
rampant (heraldry) • a shield with a lion rampant
perpendicular • the perpendicular wall of sandstone
3 stagnantDictionary • Mosquito larvae require standing water in which to complete their development.
stagnant • Mosquitoes have been thriving in stagnant water on building sites.
still • The night air was very still.
quiet • a look of quiet satisfaction
stale • the smell of stale sweat
motionless • He stood there motionless.
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conditionThe condition of a group of people is their situation in life, especially with regard to the difficulties they have.
• The government has to encourage people to better their condition.
• His remarks lost him credit with many people.
eminenceEminence is the quality of being very well-known and highly respected.
• pilots who achieved eminence in the aeronautical world
Thesaurus for standing from the Collins English Thesaurus
social or financial position, status, or reputation