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A person or group’s legal right to bring a lawsuit or legal challenge.


 

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
standing (adjective)
1.
a) not yet cut or harvested - standing timber standing grain
b) upright on the feet or base - erect the standing audience
2.
not flowing - stagnant standing water
3.
a) remaining at the same level, degree, or amount for an indeterminate period - a standing offer
b) continuing in existence or use indefinitely - a standing joke
4.
established by law or custom
5.
not movable
6.
done from a standing position - a standing jump a standing ovation
standing (noun)
1.
a) a place to in - stand location
b) a position from which one may assert or enforce legal rights and duties
2.
a) length of service or experience especially as determining rank, pay, or privilege
b) position or condition in society or in a profession , especially good reputation - a member in good standing
c) position relative to a of achievement or to achievements of competitors - standard , also a listing of the of individuals or teams (as in a league) - standings
3.
maintenance of position or condition - duration a custom of long standing
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
standing (adjective)
1.
fixed in a place or position
SYNONYMS:
immobile, nonmoving, standing, static
RELATED WORDS:
immotile, immovable, irremovable, nonmotile, unmovable; frozen, motionless, moveless, stagnant, still; stuck, unbudging, wedged; fast, rooted, steadfast
NEAR ANTONYMS:
motile; adjustable, flexible, modular; displaceable, portable, removable ( removeable), transferable ( transferrable), transportable; unbalanced, unstable, unsteady
mobile, movable ( moveable), moving, nonstationary
standing (adjective)
2.
rising straight up
SYNONYMS:
perpendicular, plumb, raised, standing, stand-up, upright, upstanding, vertical
RELATED WORDS:
elevated, lifted, upended, upraised; semierect; freestanding, stand-alone
NEAR ANTONYMS:
prostrate, supine; diagonal, hanging, sagging, slant, slanted, slanting, slanty
flat, recumbent
standing (noun)
1.
high position within society
SYNONYMS:
class, dignity, fashion, quality, standing, state
RELATED WORDS:
gentility, gentleness, nobility, nobleness; grandness, highness, loftiness; distinction, dominance, precedence, preeminence, primacy, superiority; caste, station, status; preferment
NEAR ANTONYMS:
debasement, degradation; subordinateness, subordination; baseness, commonness, inferiority, lowliness, lowness
standing (noun)
2.
the period during which something exists, lasts, or is in progress
SYNONYMS:
continuance, date, life, life span, lifetime, run, standing, time
RELATED WORDS:
spell, stretch; span, tenure, term; hitch, tour, turn; half-life; age, longevity
standing (noun)
3.
the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement
SYNONYMS:
degree, echelon, footing, level, place, position, ranking, reach(es), rung, situation, standing, station, status, stratum
RELATED WORDS:
condition, estate, order, walk; capacity, function; rating
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