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stand for

 
Verb stand for has 4 senses
  1. typify, symbolize, symbolise, stand for, represent - express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol; "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?"
    --1 is one way to mean, intend
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  2. mean, intend, signify, stand for - denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means"
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  3. represent, stand for, correspond - 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"
    --3 is one way to equal, be
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  4. stand for, hold still for - tolerate or bear; "I won't stand for this kind of behavior!"
    --4 is one way to digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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