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stand forphrasal verb
- 1(not used in the progressive tenses) to be an abbreviation or symbol of something “The book's by T.C. Smith.” “What does the “T.C.” stand for?”
- 2to support something I hated the organization and all it stood for (= the ideas that it supported).
- 3 not stand for something to not let someone do something or something happen I won't stand for it any longer.