Synonyms of stand for in English:

stand for


See definition of stand for

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

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