Synonyms of stand for in English:

stand for


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phrase

1‘BBC stands for British Broadcasting Corporation’

SYNONYMS
mean, be an abbreviation of, represent, signify, denote, indicate, correspond to, be equivalent to, symbolize
literary betoken

2‘I won't stand for any nonsense’

SYNONYMS
put up with, endure, tolerate, allow, accept, take, abide, suffer, support, brook, countenance
informal stick, swallow, stomach, hack, wear

3‘we stand for animal welfare’

SYNONYMS
advocate, champion, uphold, defend, stand up for, support, be in favour of, promote, recommend, urge, back, endorse, sponsor, espouse, push for, work for, campaign for
ANTONYMS

oppose