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Synonyms for stand for

express indirectly by an image, form, or model

denote or connote

take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to

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He said: "We, as a club, are at the forefront of accommodating a singing section in areas where the majority want to predominantly stand, however, we cannot allow this in all areas and in the Ninian because we have to protect the majority and in particular some of our most cherished elderly fans, those who are unable to stand for long periods."
Saguy was kind enough to send me a sample of the Smarter Stand for iPhone 5, and I've had a chance to use the accessory for about 10 days.
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The General Instruction of the Roman Missal states that the faithful stand for the Eucharistic Prayer, kneeling at the words "Take this all of you and eat ..." until "Do this in memory of me" unless health, lack of space, or some other good reason suggests remaining standing.
Each year thousands of communities celebrate Stand for Children Day 2000 by organizing local events on or around June 1.
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Stomping through a carpet of dried leaves can kill game activity near your stand for several hours.